DON’T PANIC – Consumer Choice Radio (29. Feb. 2020)

Consumer Choice Radio, hosted by Yaël Ossowski (@YaelOss) & David Clement (@ClementLiberty). Environmental protesters continue their rail blockade in Canada and people don’t want to take it anymore CPAC and Washington, D.C. Mayor Big Gulp Michael Bloomberg making a huge ad push in North and South Carolina INTERVIEW: Fred Roeder, Managing Director, Consumer Choice Center: […]

The Green Rush Is Already Here, and We Need Smart Cannabis Policy to Direct It

This week, 60 Minutes ran a report on the failure of cannabis policy in California, specifically the marijuana-rich region of the Emerald Triangle. Though California legalized cannabis beginning in 2017, the region has created a special conundrum for law enforcement and regulators. The northwestern region of the state, with its ideal growing climate, grows an estimated 70% of the […]

Légalisation du cannabis récréatif: des lobbyistes canadiens au Luxembourg

En vertu de l’accord de coalition du gouvernement, la légalisation du cannabis récréatif devrait être une réalité d’ici cinq ans. Le “Consumer Choice Center” est une organisation américaine qui exerce du lobbying en faveur de la liberté, des droits et des intérêts des consommateurs. Ses responsables ont présenté au Luxembourg leur expérience et leurs mesures […]

A North Carolina Republican is singlehandedly blocking progress on cannabis banking

For the 98 percent of Americans who live in states or jurisdictions with some level of cannabis legalization – whether recreational or medical – it is far past the time to have some legitimate banking options. There are now thousands of cannabis-related businesses that buy and sell goods and services, estimated to be worth over $50 billion nationally. However, […]

Cannabis stocks climb ahead of congressional hearing on bank access

Yaël Ossowski, deputy director at the cannabis advocacy group Consumer Choice Center, urged lawmakers to push for banking reform, outlining the risks facing companies forced to operate as cash-only businesses. “Higher risk means cannabis companies face additional costs,” Ossowski said in a statement. “They have to hire security guards for transporting cash and paying local […]

Legal Cannabis Is Here to Stay, and Consumers and Entrepreneurs Deserve Safe Banking Options

For hundreds of millions of Americans across the country, cannabis is no longer the “reefer madness” street drug it once was. Much like alcohol before it, the cannabis plant has evolved from a narcotic trafficked across borders and sold on the black market into one of the most sought-after products in legitimate commerce, bought by consumers who […]

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