WV Senate approves banking fix to medical marijuana law, sends bill to governor

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The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill addressing banking services for the state’s medical cannabis program, removing an obstacle that had slowed the MMJ industry’s rollout in the state.

The Senate approved the bill 29-4 on Tuesday. It now goes to the governor.

The bill would authorize the state to allow financial institutions, including credit unions, to bid on contracts to process fees and other transactions collected under the program.

Lawmakers approved the program two years ago, and it’s

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