U.S. Rep. Duffy: Democrats vote against Duffy’s amendment to keep marijuana away from schools

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Mark Bednar202-738-0744

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today in the House Financial Services Committee, Democrats voted down Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy’s amendment to prevent financial institutions for providing financial assistance to cannabis-related businesses that are near schools.

Read the Amendment HERE or below.

“SEC. 10. PROHIBITION ON PROVIDING FINANCIAL SERV- ICES TO CANNABIS-RELATED LEGITIMATE

BUSINESSES LOCATED IN CERTAIN AREAS.

“A depository institution may not provide financial services to a cannabis-related legitimate business that is located within 1000 feet of a school, youth center, public park, child care facility, housing facility owned by a public housing authority, civic center, or designated ‘‘drug-free’’ zone.”

Click HERE to see Rep. Duffy’s remarks on why Democrats should support his amendment to prevent depository institutions from providing financial assistance to cannabis-related businesses that are near 1,000 feet of schools.

Background:

Click HERE to see Rep. Duffy’s remarks on why it’s important to keep marijuana away from children.

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