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New MasterCard Rules Prevent Free Trial Merchants From Billing Without Consent

Mastercard’s New Rules for Free Trial Merchants 〈〈 In the credit card processing business, it’s called “negative option billing,” and that’s exactly what Mastercard’s new rules are designed to target. The idea behind some “free trial” offers is that customers don’t have the option to say no when it comes to billing time. It’s a […]


CBD Vape Merchant Accounts

The Difference Between CBD and CBD Vapor Products This question is not so important on the surface, but rather, it’s vital to know how it can affect the process of finding a quality payment processing provider for your CBD business. As CBD e-cig products have gained a foothold with the public, allowing CBD merchants to […]


Lightspeed® POS For CBD Payment Processing

CBD’s Rapid Growth – Traveling At Lightspeed®   Issues with CBD Restrictions However, operating a business in the CBD industry was not always as easy as it is today. For years, CBD was tied directly to marijuana at the federal level. And although knowledge of the distinctions between CBD and THC spread throughout the public, […]


Hemp Oil Merchant Account | Finally, A Real Solution

  Not Like The Other Hemp Oil Processing Providers Leap Payments has been servicing high risk merchants of all types for over 10 years. If you look around the web, you’ll see there are several processors promoting payment gateways for cbd merchants. What you won’t see is how exactly they are providing their processing. Many […]