WP Dispensary is an open source project at it’s core, and within the spirit of the open source community that it’s been built on, I would like to openly talk about some of the recent changes on the WPD website. On January 4th, I was contacted by Stripe, the credit card processing company that WP Dispensary was using at the time. The email let me know that as of January 18th the account would no longer be supported: “While we hate to give you anything less than a great experience, it does seem that your business is in violation of the Stripe Services Agreement, section A.7.b (“Prohibited Businesses and Activities”). Specifically, we are unable to accept payments for marijuana dispensaries and related businesses as mentioned here: https://stripe.com/prohibited-businesses. These regulations are firm, so we sadly have no flexibility with them. That said, we understand that there may be some work involved with moving your business away from Stripe, and we’re happy to help out with this process by giving you 14 days to switch to a new provider.” After some discussion, I found out it was because WP Dispensary is a “marijuana related” business,
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