Pot is predominantly a cash-only business because federal regulations make it difficult for banks to handle money from marijuana, which remains illegal under federal law. That leaves customers unable to use debit or credit cards. And it burdens businesses with high security costs, such as using armored vehicles and security guards.
But customers at Freedom Market now have another option, thanks to a new service called PayQwick that offers a cash-free alternative for marijuana businesses and customers.
Read Marissa Luck’s article: http://tdn.com/news/making-marijuana-cash-free/article_27ec30aa-149e-5271-8bea-82d6a29f593d.html