The Senate Banking Committee has officially scheduled a hearing to take up the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act on Thursday, May 11 at a meeting titled “Examining Cannabis Banking Challenges of Small Businesses and Workers,” reported Marijuana Moment Thursday evening.

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D), Senate Banking Committee Chairman, told reporters that senators planned to “move quickly” on the legislation from Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT).

Last week a group of bipartisan lawmakers refiled the cannabis banking bill. Senators Merkley and Daines along with Ohio Rep David Joyce (R) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced the bipartisan, bicameral …

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