So they're sitting on huge stacks of cash. Daft.[/quote]hugodrax wrote:They can't. It's still a cash business but there are some groups trying to skirt that. http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/17/busin ... banks.html A few small credit unions are setting up accounts but they still can't process electronic payments.UncleBob wrote:Precisely. I've also often wondered, but not to the point of looking it up, how the growers and the distributors can be banked without serious money laundering. Bob?hugodrax wrote:Actually, any marijuana is still illegal. The federal gov't is just not prosecuting it right now.UncleBob wrote:Actually, the changes in the law in Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana sale and use also legalized the growing of recreational marijuana by commercial growers for sale and by individuals for personal use.durangopipe wrote:Opium poppy (the plant) is illegal to grow. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Papaver_somniferum Of course, so is marijuana--even in Colorado and Washington.UncleBob wrote:Bob, opium isn't illegal! You just have to have your doctor tell the government it's OK!TNLawPiper wrote:All kinds of plants are illegal. Besides invasive plants, here are just a few because of substance abuse: Salvia, khat, cannabis, coca, iboga, opium poppy, peyote, jimson weed, and psilocybin.UncleBob wrote:Yes, this.mont974x4 wrote:If legal, I'd probably smoke again. Always amazed me that we made a plant illegal.hogleg wrote:[quote="DepartedLight"]Do I need a joint?
Most opioids prescribed are synthetic, you know. That way their strength is better regulated.
What do you say we take a road trip to inspect the security of them thar safes?