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Oregon growers look to era of retail marijuana

...They face major economic obstacles, she said. Because marijuana is still prohibited federally, growers can't get bank loans, deposit their money, or claim tax deductions.Seth Crawford, who teaches marijuana policy at Oregon State University...
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Funding a sustainable Southeast

...Development Fund, a program that loans money to entrepreneurs and shareholders in Southeast Alaska who can't or don't get bank loans. The fund primarily serves rural communities by providing developmental services and capital in the form of small-business...
Tasting rooms lead to boom year for distillery

...see if I could accomplish the American dream and start with nothing and become a distiller without large investors and bank loans," she said.In July Keith-Jones said she expects to get her large distilling equipment back, including a 23-foot...
Galena flood victims struggle with red tape as they attempt to rebuild

...said income and flood insurance disqualified her and her husband from getting a government payout. The couple is using a bank loan and insurance money to rebuild, but complications have delayed the work until next summer, so for now they are staying...
Massachusetts monks brewing beer like European brothers

...built a multi-million-dollar brewery that would be the envy of almost any microbrewery in the world.Securing their bank loan - an amount they won't disclose - was made easier by the success of the monks' previous business venture, "Trappist...
Driver celebrates 55 years on Alaska roads

...from Harold Daubenspeck, owner of Kenai Packers, to fund a return trip to Alaska, Doyle sold his pickup truck, got a bank loan and purchased his first fuel truck to start Doyle's Fuel Service in 1962.He bought his first Kenworth truck in 1968...
Empire editorial: Good progress on noise abatement

...they are effectively tackling what has been identified as a significant tourism impact on Juneau residents. Like a bank loan, the money will be paid back to the city. This past week the Assembly Planning and Policy Committee endorsed issuing...
Agency OKs bonds for Mat-Su prison sewer project

...plant is being financed through a bank loan, but the loan is only short term...long-term solution for paying off the bank loan. There was enough money in the Goose...financed with tax-exempt bonds. A bank loan would require even higher rates...
Proposed halibut quotas split tourism industry keep fishing. For someone starting out with no fishing history or personal capital, they would have to take out a bank loan for about $450,000, said Donna Bondioli, president of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and partner in a halibut charter...
Historic theater could be torn down

...875,000, the city could own the theater free and clear. After several years, the Oregon business defaulted on its bank loan. According to Gina Holloman at Anchorage Historic Properties Inc., the administration of Mayor Tom Fink passed up an...


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