29 Sep '12, 4pm

New Post: Credit Card Processors Discriminate Against Medical Marijuana #bitcoin #payments

New Post: Credit Card Processors Discriminate Against Medical Marijuana #bitcoin #payments

Move up http://i.forbesimg.com t Move down On Medical Marijuana, Federal Law Leaves States In Purple Haze Deborah L. Jacobs Forbes Staff WikiLeaks Bypasses Financial Blockade With Bitcoin Jon Matonis Contributor Medical Marijuana shop in Denver, Colorado The medical marijuana industry is under siege. Legal in 17 States and the District of Columbia, the marijuana dispensaries are not recognized as legal operations under federal law. Aside from the constant threat of raids and civil asset forfeiture , medical marijuana dispensaries also have to contend with payment blockades and outright refusal of banking services. This state law-federal law dichotomy has led the major payment associations and large credit card processors to shun the entire merchant category. American Express and Discover announced separately that they would follow federal law on the matter. Decisions regar...

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