Credit cards and bank accounts may soon be within reach for Colorado's marijuana businesses.
Colorado’s medical marijuana shops posted huge gains in the last quarter as purchases of medical pot were up 47 percent.
- Recreational marijuana sales kicked off to long lines a month ago but shop owners are still confronted with an old and dangerous problem: they are shut out of the banking system.View interactive map
Smoking marijuana on private property is enshrined in the Colorado constitution but that same amendment bans public consumption. 99391
There’s still precious little scientific data about the drug’s actual medicinal properties. State officials want to spend millions of dollars to change that.