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Sen. Jacky Rosen talks banking with Vegas valley marijuana businesses

Posted at 7:52 AM, Apr 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-22 10:58:31-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-Nev) will host a roundtable with Las Vegas valley marijuana businesses on April 22.

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Rosen says she will discuss her recent efforts to support economic growth and hear from Nevada’s legally-operating marijuana businesses about the importance of access to banking and other financial services.

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Although marijuana is legal in Nevada, banks are reluctant to accept marijuana-related money since it remains illegal under federal law.