Federal Cannabis reform is moving closer to reality as the Senate Banking Committee's long-awaited vote on a bipartisan marijuana banking bill becomes imminent.

Senate Banking Committee Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) told reporters that they hope to announce something concrete in the next few days.

“I want to see a strong vote come out” of the committee, Brown said. “It helps us with momentum on the floor and the House.”

NBC quoted sources familiar with the talks who concurred that the markup process is expected to take place the week of Sept. 25. The markup process, wherein the committee debates and considers amendments, determines whether the measure will be recommended to the full Senate.

Many Republicans and Democrats on the committee have expressed support for the <a …

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