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Marijuana Industry Updates.

Byline: Myriam DiGiovanni

We've covered every angle on the legalized marijuana industry. Here's a look at how it's unfolded.

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Managing Marijuana Business Risk : Credit unions must understand their appetite for risk and take precautions serving state legal marijuana businesses.

Credit Unions Score Joint Business Accounts: Washington credit unions serve the state's legal recreational marijuana industry.

Credit Union Gets Charter to Serve Marijuana Industry : Colorado regulator approves charter for Fourth Corner CU, set to open Jan. 1.

Harder Stuff: Credit Union Moves From Beer to Marijuana : Times have changed for the $195M O Bee Credit Union of Olympia, Wash., originally chartered to serve brewery employees.

Washington Credit Unions Eye Commercial RE : Credit unions grow their business lending portfolios in a recovering economy, and despite the MBL cap.

Credit Unions Forced to Close Marijuana Accounts : Examiners and impossible due diligence requirements blamed for closure of state-legal marijuana business accounts.

Marijuana Use Not Covered Under ADA : Employers are not required to allow marijuana use, but underlying medical conditions must be accommodated.

Congress Catches a New Buzz on Marijuana Guidance : The House defeats an anti-marijuana amendment and passes one that supports legal drug businesses.

Colorado Pot Co-ops Signed Into Law : New law says marijuana financial cooperatives can not call themselves credit unions.

SEC Cracks Down on Bogus Marijuana Firms : Announcement comes as two credit unions begin offering services to marijuana businesses.

Washington Credit Unions Move to Serve Pot Business : Two credit unions develop legal marijuana business accounts, but with significant restrictions.

Rachel Pross Dives into Opportunities : Women to Watch : If they don't serve the legalized marijuana industry, are credit unions creating a black market for financial services?

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