NEW YORK, August 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —
The legal marijuana industry continues its impressive growth, despite the inability to access a wide range of banking solutions, given that cannabis is still classified as a Schedule I substance by the Federal government. Similarly, bitcoin is a booming market, recently hitting an all-time high of $3,000 per unit. These two fast-growing markets are already working together, providing investors with significant and diversified opportunities. Several companies, such as SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC: SING), First Bitcoin Capital Corp. (OTC: BITCF), Epazz, Inc. (OTC: EPAZ) and Bitcoin Services, Inc. (OTC: BTSC), are focused on innovative bitcoin-based payment solutions to benefit the legal marijuana industry and provide large market players such as Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP) with the necessary financial tools to profit and thrive.
Because of federal regulations barring traditional financial institutions and credit card companies from offering their services, the booming marijuana industry, with almost $7 billion in reported sales last year, is facing a massive cash flow problem. Cannabis merchants are forced to accept cash-only transactions, which create a