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U.S. Sen. Warren seeks to pull pot shops out of banking limbo – Cannabis News

BOSTON (AP) -- As marijuana shops sprout in states that have legalized the drug, they face a critical stumbling block - lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted.

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U.S. Sen. Warren seeks to pull pot shops out of banking limbo – Cannabis News

BOSTON (AP) -- As marijuana shops sprout in states that have legalized the drug, they face a critical stumbling block - lack of access to the kind of routine banking services other businesses take for granted.

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Open to marijuana legalization, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says substance should be safely regulated in Massachusetts – Cannabis News

BOSTON – Marijuana is "widely available" in Massachusetts due to decriminalization but there's little regulation of the drug, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday, explaining why she is open to supporting legalization.

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Open to marijuana legalization, Sen. Elizabeth Warren says substance should be safely regulated in Massachusetts – Cannabis News

BOSTON – Marijuana is "widely available" in Massachusetts due to decriminalization but there's little regulation of the drug, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday, explaining why she is open to supporting legalization.

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Elizabeth Warren joins fellow senators in asking feds for update on marijuana classification – Cannabis News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has signed on to a letter asking the U.S. Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration for an update on the agencies' decision about whether they plan to change marijuana's classification at the federal level. Marijuana is currently classified as a "Schedule I" drug under the Controlled Substances Act.

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and colleagues press feds for more answers on medical marijuana research – Marijuana News

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BOSTON – A group of U.S. senators, including Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey of Massachusetts, is still seeking answers on federal barriers to research on medical marijuana and hit U.S. agencies for a lack of coordination with states on the issue. Warren, Markey and six other senators sent a letter in July asking for information on federal agencies' efforts on medical marijuana research.

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and colleagues press feds for more answers on medical marijuana research – Marijuana News

Image: U.S. Treasury Department via Wikimedia Commons

BOSTON – A group of U.S. senators, including Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey of Massachusetts, is still seeking answers on federal barriers to research on medical marijuana and hit U.S. agencies for a lack of coordination with states on the issue. Warren, Markey and six other senators sent a letter in July asking for information on federal agencies' efforts on medical marijuana research.

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