Cannabis-focused financial services company Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG) this morning issued a response to Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to rescind the Cole Memo and other internal enforcement guidelines from the Obama Administration that deprioritized enforcement of federal marijuana prohibition against individuals and businesses complying with state laws regarding marijuana. “Our company relied on the Cole Memo and the supplementary Treasury Department guidance in our company’s business strategy,” Jeremy Roberts, CEO of Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions, stated in the news release. “We also rely on the protections of the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment. We believe that while the Cole Memo provided additional guidance in our business practices, our legal protections lie solely in the language of the Amendment and our adherence to the laws in the various states in which we operate.” The Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment, which became law in 2014, prohibits the Justice Department from spending funds to interfere with the implementation of state medical cannabis laws authorizing the use, distribution, possession or cultivation of medical marijuana.
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About Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions
Our mission is to provide end-to-end management, across multiple management systems, for medicinal marijuana operations. Many medicinal marijuana companies have experienced such rapid growth that they are finding it difficult to manage all aspects of their operation. In order to become a successful and compliant medicinal marijuana operation, effective management must depend on many different systems. REFG solves the fragmentation problem by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries, and customizing those tools specifically catered to the industry. We strive to create awareness within the medicinal marijuana industry and to develop an environmentally friendly, economically sustainable business while increasing shareholder value. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.REFG.co
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