Federal law still treats marijuana as an illegal drug, creating headaches for states

By: - January 3, 2022 6:17 am
Medical marijuana prices soar in Louisiana due to regulatory bottleneck

A proposal in Congress to allow banks to do business with state-legal marijuana sellers would provide assurances to the banking industry, advocates say. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.