In this video, Paige Figi talks about the need for banking services in the marijuana industry. Her daughter Charlotte, 8, benefits from a strain called Charlotte's Web (her namesake) and Figi would like to make it available to all similarly sick children. This is tough to do with the financial situation as it stands. Read more in the cover-story package by Heather Draper and Molly Armbrister in this week's Denver Business Journal.
Marijuana money-laundering fears lead to actual money laundering. Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY (Photo: Trevor Hughes/USA TODAY) DENVER — Colorado's marijuana businesses have a cash flow problem: Too much cash is flowing in and they've nowhere to put it. Most banks refuse to work with marijuana businesses, which are legal in Colorado but remain illegal at the federal level. Now, a new credit union aimed specifically toward the cannabis industry hopes to offer a solution. The Fourt