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Colorado, Washington Seek More Pot Banking Help

The governors of Washington and Colorado are seeking more guidance from the federal government about banking services for their new legal marijuana industries.

05/27/2014

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Colorado Lawmakers Want Pot Industry Bank Option

A Colorado plan to set up the world’s first financial system for marijuana has cleared its first hurdle in the state Legislature, despite deep reservations from supporters that the plan will work.

05/01/2014

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Marijuana Industry Relieved As Feds Allow Banking But It Might Not Happen

The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services.

02/14/2014

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner testifies to Congress on the AIG bailout (Photo by Ann Heisenfelt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!

09/06/2012