Watch Washington’s Senate Debate If Buying Weed With Bitcoin is Bad

By Timothy Sohn Jan 30, 2017 8:15 PM EST

(CoinDesk) – Legislators gathered on Wednesday afternoon to hold a public hearing on a measure that would prohibit cannabis firms in the state of Washington from working with bitcoin. CoinDesk reported last week that SB 5264, a bill presented by two Washington state senators, would ban businesses working in the marijuana industry from both selling products for bitcoin as well as purchasing them with the digital currency.

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