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Judge Puts Two-Week Hold on New Cannabis Licenses in Ontario

After a group of 11 disqualified retailers took the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario to court.

Edibles Regulations to be Challenged in Canadian Court

Lawyer John Conroy says Health Canada's edibles-package limit of 10 mg is not enough for medical consumers.

Quebec Superior Court Overrules Ban on Home Growing

Quebec’s ban on cannabis home growing has been deemed unconstitutional by Superior Court Justice Manon Lavoie in the province’s top court.

Cannabis Smell Isn’t Probable Cause, Maryland Court Rules

If you’re lighting up in Maryland, you can forget the Febreze. The state’s Court of Appeals has ruled that smelling cannabis isn't grounds for police to search and arrest a person.

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

A California man who escaped from jail has been convicted of kidnapping and torturing a dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried money in the desert.

Is Your Cannabis Legal? Sorry, You Can Still Be Deported

Immigrants face severe consequences for cannabis, even in states where it is legal. From 2003 to August 2018, more than 45,000 people were deported nationwide for simple possession.

Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis

The package labels contained false names but real addresses, prosecutors say, and the mail carrier delivered packages to a dealer in the postal station's parking lot.

California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale

A state appeals court ruled that California voters legalized possession of less than an ounce of cannabis by adults in 2016, with no exception even for those behind bars.

Cannabis Extracts Are Legal, Arizona High Court Rules

The unanimous state Supreme Court decision Tuesday concluded Arizona cardholders are immunized because cannabis extracts are considered medical marijuana.

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said.

Utah Supreme Court to Hear Medical Cannabis Challenge

People angry about sweeping changes made to a voter-approved medical cannabis law called on the state's highest court to rein in the Legislature's power to alter ballot measures.

Police Sued Over Bulldozer Chase That Killed Cannabis Suspect

The chase developed as Greg Longenecker, 51, a short-order cook and avid vegetable gardener, tended 10 marijuana plants in a small clearing near Reading, Pennsylvania.

Board Wrong to Deny Workers’ Comp for Cannabis, NH Supreme Court Says

The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled a labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers' compensation insurance can't reimburse an employee for medical marijuana.

Baltimore Prosecutor Files Rare Petition to Erase Cannabis Convictions

The action by the Baltimore State's Attorney comes the same week she announced her office will no longer prosecute any cannabis possession cases, regardless of quantity.

Denver Unveils New System for Clearing Cannabis Convictions

The program requires people to fill out an online form or attend an event. Prosecutors will then seek court approval to dismiss the convictions and seal court records.

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