American Express, Visa, Mastercard, Discover (The big dogs) behind the scenes.
Wyden and McConnell wrote to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Reserve System and the Farm Credit Administration, requesting that the regulatory bodies provide guidance to institutions under their jurisdictions to ease any concerns that banks and other financial institutions may have with providing services to hemp businesses.
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries said 180 applications were approved to grow industrial hemp in Alabama. “I would say that if you’re going to grow hemp you need to know who is going to process it for you or who’s going to buy it for you before you put a seed in the ground before you spend any money on this,” he said. Pate said 65 processors had their applications approved, but questions still linger.
An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act and other laws to provide increased research into, and prevention of, drug abuse and drug dependence; to provide for treatment and rehabilitation of drug abusers and drug dependent persons; and to strengthen existing law enforcement authority in the field of drug abuse.
Congress established the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to be the lead agency for enforcement of the Controlled Substance Act.
Applications To Become Registered Under the Controlled Substances Act To Manufacture Marijuana To Supply Researchers in the United States