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Kiwibank Shuts Down ‘Green Fairy’ Account After Giving Her ‘Local Hero’ Medal

“Green fairy” Rose Renton is having her Kiwibank account shut down less than a year after the same bank awarded her a “local hero” medal.Renton has been a prominent campaigner for medicinal cannabis since the death of her son Alex in 2015, for whom she had fought for the right to treat with cannabis products. […]

The Cannabis Industry Needs Banking Now

The notion that cannabis may cure, treat or prevent COVID-19 makes some people roll their eyes. But the scientific uses of the cannabis plant do not surprise those of us who’ve worked in this industry for many years. And the scientific community appears to be gathering data supporting the notion that cannabis may be beneficial […]