Citigroup tells marijuana dispensary to stop poaching its name and logo

Harsh, man.

Citidank, a California pot dispensary, has come under fire from a similarly named New York bank whose logo resembles that of the newly opened marijuana superstore.

Citigroup C, +2.23%  , the parent company of Citibank, reached out to the dispensary after the Post dropped a dime on the small business, asking the bank if there was any connection.

“Unless you are as high as a kite, you know that Citi isn’t affiliated with this business in any way and we have requested that they stop using Citi’s name and logo,” said Danielle Romero-Apsilos, a spokeswoman for the $182 billion banking giant.

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