Florida Candidate Loses Her Bank Account Over Cannabis Campaign Contributions

The fourth largest bank in the U.S. is taking a stand against cannabis. At least, that’s the message Wells Fargo is sending after shutting down Nikki Fried’s bank account, the Democratic candidate for Florida’s agriculture commissioner and a big supporter of medical cannabis. The reason for the termination, as Forbes’ Tom Angell reported, is because Fried was accepting cannabis campaign contributions.

The move sets a dangerous precedent, advocates say, as emails show that it was prompted…

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