Senator Pushes To Amend Marijuana Banking Bill To Offer Access To SBA Services

As cannabis banking reform awaits further legislative action in Congress, a Democratic U.S. Senate member seeks to allow cannabis businesses to utilize the federal Small Business Administration (SBA) services, reported Marijuana Moment.

The lawmakers "must fully support legally-operating cannabis small businesses, & that means giving them access to [SBA] loans & resources," Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) wrote in a Tuesday tweet. "We must include my bill to level the playing field for these small businesses in the bipartisan SAFE Banking Act."

The cannabis banking reform bill got a hearing in the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking last week.

New Jersey Cannabis Home Grow For Medicine Bill Gets More Sponsors

The number of New Jersey Senate and Assembly members supporting the cannabis home grow for medicine bill is growing, reported Heady NJ.

State Senator Edward Durr (R-Gloucester) and N.J. Deputy Republican State Senate Leader Robert Singer (R-Ocean) endorsed S 342 on the Senate side.

In Assembly, Assemblyman Tom Giblin (D-Essex) co-sponsored the bill A997, the chamber's version of the cannabis grow for the medicine bill.

19 And Ready To Work In Marijuana Dispensary? This Michigan Bill Says Yes

A new legislative push in Michigan is seeking to allow 19 to 21-year-olds to work in dispensaries and other marijuana facilities. The House Regulatory Reform Committee unanimously …

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