Legislation seeking to establish The Alaska State Bank for marijuana deposits gets a hearing Monday; Colorado contemplates bill for pilot marijuana delivery program Wednesday – and a Missouri proposal to legalize marijuana in the Show Me State receives a hearing Tuesday.
It’s springtime in America, and the winds of ideological change are in the air. As the feds seek public input on marijuana reclassification and the U.N’s World Health Organization prepares for a “comprehensive review” of marijuana and its related compounds – the Marijuana reform movement continues at full steam ahead for the week of April 9.
Alaska, Marijuana, and Banking
Alaska House Bill 376 is legislation that proposes establishing The Alaskan State Bank, which among other things, will allow marijuana-related businesses to make deposits by cash and electronic means. HB 376 will be heard at 3:15 p.m. April 9 before the House Labor and Commerce Committee.
A specific provision within this bill would mandate the state bank creates a computer application that enables direct deposits, point of sales transactions, gift cards, and the automatic payment of state-related marijuana taxes.
Colorado Tries to Deliver
Colorado House Bill 1092 would create Colorado’s pilot marijuana delivery