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John Vardaman

Marijuana banking
October 5, 2018

The State of Cannabis Banking – 2018

According to a report released by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) for the period…
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Marijuana banking
January 25, 2018

Sessions Abdicates His Responsibility on Marijuana

On January 4, 2018, Attorney General Sessions issued a memo formally rescinding years of Department…
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Marijuana banking
August 15, 2017

Challenges and Solutions to Banking Marijuana-Related Businesses

This article focuses on the compliance challenges unique to banking marijuana-related businesses (MRB), and how…
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Marijuana banking
April 26, 2017

Banking Florida Medical Marijuana Businesses

Originally published in Florida Bankers Association’s newsletter. In the current low-interest-rate environment, banks are actively…
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Marijuana banking
April 26, 2017

State-Legalized Marijuana: Opportunities for Credit Unions

In the current low-interest-rate environment, credit unions are exploring new sources of revenue to augment…
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