The state chief health officer says West Virginia needs to figure out a banking solution before it can move forward with implementing changes to the new medical marijuana law.
“We remain prepared and ready to act should the financial aspect of this is addressed,” Dr. Rahul Gupta told MetroNews.
Last week, the state Treasurer’s Office proposed two possible options to handle funds for the medical marijuana program. This comes after banks told the Treasurer’s Office they were “uncomfortable” and “unwilling” to process funds related to medical cannabis in the state because the drug is against federal law.
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