Newly empowered congressional Democrats reportedly plan to hold a House hearing next week on marijuana businesses’ difficulties accessing banks - signifying renewed momentum for cannabis issues on Capitol Hill following years of blockades by the former Republican leadership of the chamber.

Party leaders are also laying the groundwork to vote on a marijuana banking bill soon, Marijuana Moment has learned.

Politico first reported on Monday night that the House Financial Services Committee was planning a hearing on the topic, which cited “sources familiar with the matter” as saying it could be scheduled for Wednesday, February 13 - though nothing is formally on the calendar yet.

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Tom Angell ~ MarijuanaMoment.net

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