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If you have not yet found a CBD-friendly payment processor OR if you're still waiting in that eternal 'pending underwriting approval' list, you need to activate a MANUAL PAYMENTS method in order to get paid. Whether you know it or not there are excellent peer-to-peer credit card acceptance solutions such as Google Pay, Apple Pay, Pop Money, and several others --- that can be integrated into your checkout page.
Using an alternative payment processor or manual payments method complies with Shopify's Payments Policy, it gets you out of trouble, and money lands in your bank account quickly.
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Yes, there are several payment acceptance solutions that work great. I am actually posting step-by-step instructions on how to accept credit card or debit card payments from customer via your website --- without violating Shopify's Payments Policy.
Before moving forward, the first thing I encourage merchants to do is understand there legal responsibilities. For example, as of October 15, 2019, it is a federal crime to sell CBD-infused foods via interstate commerce. As authorized ISO/rep for Emerchant Broker and several US domestic merchant services providers that support hemp/CBD, it's frustrating trying to help merchants comply with the law when they don't even know these laws exist and some don't care to know.