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Lawsuit Aims to Halt Maine’s Medical Marijuana Inspections

The lawsuit in U.S. District Court targets a new rule that allows the state to provide same-day inspections of medical cannabis providers and to inspect a user's home with a day's notice.

Nebraska Proposal Would Put Medical Marijuana on 2018 Ballot

A Nebraska state senator is proposing a ballot measure that would give Nebraska voters the chance to legalize medical marijuana in November.

Florida Supreme Court Disbars Medical Marijuana Lawyer

The court said Ian Christensen's "Official Legal Certification" certificates were legally meaningless and his incompetence caused his clients serious harm.

Report Supports Help for Minorities in Medical Cannabis Industry

The report supports efforts by Maryland lawmakers who are sponsoring legislation that would create five new medical marijuana cultivation licenses for minority-owned businesses.

GOP Senator Offers Bill to Legalize Cannabis in Kentucky

The bill was introduced a day after Republican Gov. Matt Bevin proposed spending cuts of more than 6 percent across most of state government.

Pennsylvania MMJ Patients Face Choice: Cannabis or Guns?

More than 800,000 guns are sold or transferred in Pennsylvania annually, and more than 10,000 people in the state have signed up for medical marijuana.

Kentucky Medical Cannabis Bill Faces Uphill Fight

Medical cannabis advocates face a tough challenge. Senate Majority Floor Leader Damon Thayer later predicted such a bill wouldn't garner enough votes to pass.

New Jersey Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Legalize Cannabis

Governor-elect Phil Murphy doesn't succeed Chris Christie until next week, but already lawmakers are moving to achieve one of his campaign promises: legalizing marijuana.

Pro-Cannabis Trump Voters Feeling Betrayed After Sessions Move

The Trump administration's anti-marijuana move has some members of the president's voting base fuming.

Vermont Legislature Votes to Legalize, Governor Will Sign Into Law

If Gov. Phil Scott signs the adopted bill, Vermont will become the 9th adult-use state, and the first to adopt via the legislature.

California Bill Would Ease Erasure of Cannabis Convictions

It's one of several efforts to build on the choice California voters' made to legalize marijuana despite fresh threats from the federal government.

California Pulls Drugged-Driving Ad Critics Said Promoted Cannabis

The ad will be replaced with a different one produced last year that warns that cannabis, unlike cigarettes, can result in charges for driving under the influence.

Talk of Federal Cannabis Crackdown in Nevada Draws Partisan Reactions

Nevada Democrats expressed outrage while Republicans took a wait-and-see approach Thursday after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for federal prosecutors to decide whether to pursue marijuana cases in their districts.

Oregon Politicians Push Back Against Sessions Memo

Rep. Earl Blumenauer urged people to mobilize against Sessions' decision, which he called "one of the stupidest decisions the attorney general has made."

Pennsylvania Approves First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

The owner says medical marijuana products could be available as soon as mid-February.

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