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    The Canadian Press

    New Mexico approves public financing for cannabis businesses

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will provide business loans of up to $250,00 toward small-scale cannabis businesses in an effort to provide economic opportunity to communities that were hit hard by past criminal enforcement of marijuana laws. The Regulation and Licensing Department on Thursday announced that the loan program is moving forward, after a legislative panel provided approval this week. The New Mexico Finance Authority is planning for a $5 million line of credit for cannabis entrepre

  • Politics
    Yahoo Finance

    Advocates for cannabis banking reform hope to slip change through by the end of the year

    Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D., Colo.) wants to attach legislation to reform cannabis banking to the much larger National Defense Authorization bill, the annual “must-pass” legislation that Congress needs to enact by Jan. 1, 2022.

  • Politics
    Yahoo Finance Video

    Rep. Perlmutter (D-CO) talks COVID, Build Back Better bill, the debt ceiling, and marijuana reform

    Representative Perlmutter (D-CO) joins Yahoo Finance Live to discuss the current state of the economy, the recently discovered COVID-19 variant, the debt ceiling deadline, marijuana banking reform, and the outlook for enacting the Build Back Better legislation.