Two critical needs that cannabis entrepreneurs face include cannabis banking options and pro bono legal resources. Continue below to find a PDF of local and national banks that provide a variety of banking services to cannabis businesses. Additionally, you will find a brief explanation of and link to a pro bono legal program provided by the Colorado Bar Association.
Cannabis banking solutions
Cannabis banking can present numerous obstacles, including opening an account. Fortunately, a number of local and national banks offer a variety of banking solutions to cannabis businesses. We encourage you to use the following PDF as a resource to find the banking solution that works best for your business.
Cannabis Banking Directory 2022, (PDF)
Cannabis social equity legal clinic
The Colorado Bar Association Cannabis Law Section offers a Cannabis Social Equity Legal Clinic. If you need help confirming your suitability as a social equity applicant, or if you are a social equity licensee and you need help with state or local business licensing, contract review, business formation, or other assistance navigating the legal and regulatory hurdles in the commercial cannabis industry, the Cannabis Social Equity Program might be right for you.
Volunteer attorneys are available through the Cannabis Social Equity Program to provide complimentary consultations with social equity applicants and licensees. If you want to apply for the program, please click on the link below.