Ryan Kunkel, a co-owner of five marijuana dispensaries, counts tens of thousands of dollars in cash at his office in Seattle in 2014. Banks are reluctant to work with marijuana businesses, fearing federal regulators. California’s ballot measure to legalize recreational pot doesn’t fix that problem.
Ryan Kunkel, a co-owner of five marijuana dispensaries, counts tens of thousands of dollars in cash at his office in Seattle in 2014. Banks are reluctant to work with marijuana businesses, fearing federal regulators. California’s ballot measure to legalize recreational pot doesn’t fix that problem. David Ryder New York Times
Ryan Kunkel, a co-owner of five marijuana dispensaries, counts tens of thousands of dollars in cash at his office in Seattle in 2014. Banks are reluctant to work with marijuana businesses, fearing federal regulators. California’s ballot measure to legalize recreational pot doesn’t fix that problem. David Ryder New York Times
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Foon Rhee, an associate editor, joined the The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board in February 2010 after reporting and editing for newspapers in Massachusetts and North Carolina and keeping his opinions to himself. He graduated from Duke and went to graduate school during a fellowship at the University of Hawaii. Foon Rhee can be reached at frhee@sacbee.com or 916-321-1913. Twitter: @foonrhee.