Contactless Payments Now Available at Participating Dispensaries in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri and North Dakota Two leaders in cannabis financial technology – Abaca and CanPay – announce a partnership that will enable safer, contactless payments to cannabis consumers at dispensaries in several states. Effective immediately, Abaca’s cannabis banking clients can deploy Colorado-based CanPay’s app [...]
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ON DEMAND WEBINAR: Dispensaries as essential businesses with Greenlight’s Holley Stuart and Abaca’s Dan RodaThoma Thoma2020-04-16T18:33:03+00:00
Abaca's Dan Roda sat down with Greenlight Dispensary's general manager Holley Stuart on April 10, 2020. Watch their discussion about what it means to be deemed an "essential" employer and what operational changes Greenlight made at its cannabis dispensary as a result of COVID-19. Moderated by Bud Agency's Elizabeth Michael, they discuss changes at [...]
With communities nationwide closing businesses, implementing quarantines, and taking other unprecedented steps to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus aka COVID-19, patients across the country may be wondering how this could impact their access to medical cannabis. The purpose of this post is to provide information to Arkansas medical cannabis patients about how [...]
Read founder Dan Roda's article in Arkansas Business about SAFE Banking and it's impact on cannabis banking. https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/128701/safe-banking-and-cannabis-dan-roda-commentary
Read about Dan Roda commenting on Tulsa-based Encentus Federal Credit Union leaving the cannabis banking industry. Dan explains the ramifications of the SAFE Banking act. Read about it here.
Watch THV11’s segment on abaca’s new banking options for the medical marijuana industry in Arkansas and Oklahoma. Banking, payment processing and lending is made easy and affordable for the cannabis industry because of abaca’s fintech solution and app.
In order to qualify as a medical marijuana patient in the State of Arkansas - patients must be certified to suffer from one of the following conditions: Cancer Glaucoma Positive status for human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immune deficiency syndrome Hepatitis C Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Tourette’s syndrome Crohn’s disease Ulcerative colitis Post-traumatic stress disorder [...]
Cannabis businesses can face steep challenges in order to land a marijuana friendly bank account. But there is good news….because there are some steps that businesses can take today that will make getting an account a little easier.First, understand that banks are under intense regulatory scrutiny when they take on marijuana accounts. For that [...]
The U.S. Senate recently voted to block an amendment that would have eased access to banking services for the nation’s cannabis industry and, as if on cue, another dispensary was robbed at gunpoint. Silver Sage Wellness in Las Vegas was the victim of an armed robbery that netted $28,000 in cannabis products and $1,000 in cash [...]
It seems every few months lately we hear about a new bill introduced to address the conflict between federal law and the laws of the now 29 states that have legalized marijuana. Nevertheless, these bills never seem to make it out of committee. Public sentiment, and even sentiment in the highest levels of government, [...]