Editorial: Congress must act on pot banking

Jars of marijuana sit on a counter during a sale at the Denver Kush Club pot shop in north Denver. A federal judge has ruled that Colorado’s

Jars of marijuana sit on a counter during a sale at the Denver Kush Club pot shop in north Denver. A federal judge has ruled that Colorado’s marijuana businesses cannot legally access the federal banking system. (David Zalubowski, Associated Press file)

In an utterly predictable ruling, a federal judge recently dismissed a lawsuit that sought approval for the establishment of a credit union for marijuana businesses in Colorado.

Much as we favor such a credit union, why would anyone expect…

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