A second bank has terminated the campaign account of Nikki Fried, a pro-medical marijuana Democrat who is running to become Florida’s agriculture commissioner.
Fried said the bank, BB&T of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, took the step because of her support for MMJ.
The move highlights the banking industry’s reluctance to work with marijuana businesses and even ancillary entities that don’t touch the plant, such as advocacy groups. Fried is a Fort Lauderdale-based lawyer and MMJ lobbyist.
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