Several states (28 to be exact) have made marijuana distribution legal within the United States, yet the challenge on how to make payments remains present. The main issue? Their complete reliance on cash to make and receive payments. This is primarily due to the Federal Reserve regulations still in place governing banks from allowing those in the industry to transfer funds. We are noticing accounts payable automation vendors either throwing these clients off their systems or refusing to work with them. Why? The main cause is the solutions provider’s use of intermediary accounts.