Browsing the "Marijuana" Tag

Marijuana-Focused Stablecoin Issuer Added to Arizona Fintech Sandbox

| William Foxley

Arizona's fintech program has added a controversial startup using stablecoins to evade federal regulations

Pipe Dreams: Bitcoin Won’t Solve Pot Industry’s Banking Problem

| Charles Alovisetti

Cryptocurrency use could give U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions an excuse to crack down on state-legal pot firms, an industry lawyer warns.

Pot-Friendly Bitcoin Startup Raises $1.5 Million

| Stan Higgins

POSaBIT, a Seattle-based digital currency payments startup with a focus on serving legal cannabis outlets, has raised $1.5m in funding.

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Washington Lawmakers Are Trying to Keep Bitcoin Out of Pot Shops

| Stan Higgins

A new bill filed in the Washington State Senate seeks to prohibit local marijuana businesses from using digital currency.

New Colorado Marijuana Vending Machines Will Accept Bitcoin

New Colorado Marijuana Vending Machines Will Accept Bitcoin

| Stan Higgins

The first customer-facing marijuana vending machine to debut in the US will accept bitcoins as a form of payment.

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Marijuana in Colorado Faces Same Legal Obstacles as Bitcoin

| Daniel Cawrey

US Federal law has made banking institutions and credit card companies wary of handling marijuana purchases.

Colorado Marijuana Dispensary Uses Bitcoin to Evade Federal Laws

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Federal laws prohibit credit card payments, so all Colorado's marijuana must be purchased in cash – or bitcoin.