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Bell Ringer: Banking and Recreational Marijuana

Banking and Recreational Marijuana

In 2014, Colorado Public Radio's Ben Markus talked about the issues with banking that marijuana dispensaries face in Colorado after the decriminalization of marijuana.

Description

In 2014, Colorado Public Radio's Ben Markus talked about the issues with banking that marijuana dispensaries face in Colorado after the decriminalization of marijuana.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What is meant by marijuana dispensaries being “all-cash” businesses? What are the problems with this?
  • What obstacles do marijuana dispensaries face in relating to banking?
  • How could Congress address this issue?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • All-cash Business
    • Medical Marijuana
    • Recreational Marijuana
    • Schedule 1 Narcotic

    Topics

    Criminal Law & JusticeFederalism and State Issues

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity