Banking & Finance

Where’s the money?

  They are still looking for Travis Mason’s killer. The 24-year-old ex-Marine, husband and father of three young children was shot to death while working as a security guard at the Green Heart marijuana dispensary in Aurora, Co., on June 18, 2016. The reward for the capture of his killer or killers has increased to ...

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Customers says ‘yes’ to hemp, ‘no’ to cannabis

While banned for decades, passage of the 2018 Farm Bill allowed farmers to return an historic crop to their fields – hemp. More importantly, it made it legal for banking institutions to loan money to hemp-related businesses. But  few have chosen to do so. There are only about 500 banks in the country that provide ...

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Growing an industry

  Gretchen Gailey is not the most likely person to end up employed in the cannabis industry. The Pittsburgh native and Penn State journalism grad has worked as a researcher and associate producer with NBC News, a field producer with the Fox News Channel, was a state officer with the Pennsylvania chapter of the Daughters ...

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