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CLIMB Act Opens Door to Weed Investing

Last week federal lawmakers introduced the Capital Lending and Investment for Marijuana Businesses (CLIMB) Act, meant to give cannabis businesses access to traditional banking loans and allow their stocks to be traded on U.S. securities exchanges. The bill was introduced by bipartisan sponsors and would amend the Securities Exchange Act to create a safe harbor […]

Posted inNew Mexico

Immigrants Detained at Torrance County Detention Center Announce Hunger Strike; Activists Say Conditions Worsen

Immigrants held at Torrance County Detention Facility in New Mexico have issued an open letter and announced a hunger strike to protest dangerous conditions and mistreatment by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and its private prison operator CoreCivic. Some of the men began their hunger strike on Monday, Sept. 26. Their demands include an […]