Judge tosses Denver marijuana credit union's suit for federal approval

Forcing federal reserve to bank on pot credit union would give approval to criminal activity, federal judge says.

(Seth McConnell, Denver Post file)

A judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit seeking federal approval for the first credit union for marijuana in Colorado, saying that allowing it “would facilitate criminal activity.”

U.S. District Judge R. Brooke Jackson said in a nine-page opinion that he was compelled to reject The Fourth Corner Credit Union’s suit because marijuana remains…

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