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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Don Childears
Banker, beware: Association says banks at risk for prosecution under Obama administration guidance on marijuana
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s promise to issue rules making it easier for banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers is being viewed in Colorado with cautious optimism, with an emphasis on the caution.
Even if that happens, a memo might not be enough to persuade most banks to accept marijuana-related clients, said Don Childears, president and CEO of the Colorado Bankers Association.
"Banks have been told they should not be handling these accounts, so they're more than nervous," said Mr. Childears. "You really need a federal statute. But politically, I don't think members of Congress in either party want to be perceived as being soft on drugs."