California considers ‘green banking’ as it transitions to fully legal pot
California has a possible solution to the problem of banks being unwilling to handle money from the state’s multibillion-dollar legal marijuana industry, one that officials say would be the first system of its kind in the nation.
Talks are underway between the state, banks and federal regulators on a plan to allow banks to serve a marijuana market that is expected to grow to $7 billion annually by 2020 in California.
Starting Jan. 1, it will be legal to grow and sell marijuana for recreational and medical uses.
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