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CBO: Cannabis Banking a Net Benefit for Government

Earlier this year, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that a proposed bill to give the cannabis industry access to banking and other financial services, known as the SAFE Banking Act (H.R. 1595) (SAFE), would save the government money while dramatically increasing deposits in the nation’s banks. Read more »

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Can cannabis treat anxiety? It’s complicated

Many cannabis users and businesses are invested in the idea of cannabis as an anxiety treatment. The position invites skepticism: marijuana companies have a financial interest in promoting a maximalist view of the drug’s benefits, and in patients it can look like a rationalization for excessive use. Read more »

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Medical cannabis ‘expectations unfairly raised’

Families’ hopes were unfairly raised when doctors were allowed to prescribe cannabis, a report has concluded. The public had expected ready access to prescriptions after the law changed in November but that had not and will not happen any time soon, MPs said. Read more »

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