The CUPP | Episode 5: Discussing a sticky issue – Marijuana banking and the SAFE Banking Act with Representative Perlmutter

Special guest Representative Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) discusses his work on the SAFE Banking Act and the importance of federal clarity for marijuana banking. Rep. Perlmutter also reflects on the role of grassroots advocacy and his time in Congress as his retirement approaches at the end of this year.

Key Takeaways

  • Why Rep. Perlmutter has been focused on establishing regulatory clarity for financial institutions that service marijuana-related businesses
  • How the SAFE Banking Act would resolve current regulatory uncertainty and its chances of passing and being signed into law
  • The importance of grassroots advocacy in the legislative process


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