Where Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar Stands On Marijuana

Congressional Democratic leaders are circulating the text of a bill allowing marijuana businesses to store their profits in banks that they are considering passing this year.

The document was released by the House Financial Services Committee ahead of a scheduled Wednesday hearing on the cannabis industry’s lack of access to banks.

Authored by Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Denny Heck (D-WA), Steve Stivers (R-OH) and Warren Davidson (R-OH), the draft bipartisan legislation contains several new provisions that didn’t appear in past bills on marijuana businesses’ access to depository institutions.

For example it specifies for the first time that ancillary businesses providing products or services to the cannabis industry should be allowed to bank, and adds protections for marijuana-related “retirement plans or exchange traded funds” as well as “the sale or lease of real or any other property [and] legal or other licensed services…relating to cannabis.” The “distributing or deriving any proceeds, directly

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