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Arizona Supreme Court Won’t Review Key Cannabis Ruling

The Arizona Supreme Court is letting stand a lower court's ruling that the state's medical marijuana law is constitutional in requiring counties to approve reasonable zoning regulations.

Nevada Governor Concerned About Cannabis Cafes

"I did not support them previously," Sandoval told the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday. "I don't support them now."

Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Medical Marijuana

The Maine supreme court is wading into the issue of medical marijuana and workers' compensation.

Cannabis Growers Accused of Offering California Sheriff $1M Bribe

Two Northern California marijuana farmers have been charged with offering a sheriff $1 million to turn a blind eye to their cannabis growing operations.

Nevada Tax Panel Makes Key Decision on Transporting Cannabis

The state Tax Commission voted unanimously to uphold an earlier decision to expand licensing to those other than liquor distributors because they have been unable to keep up with demand.

Vermont’s Supreme Court to Consider Cannabis ‘Sniff Test’

Vermont’s highest court is set to consider a case involving whether the simple smell of cannabis constitutes legal grounds to search and seize a driver’s vehicle.

Nevada Judge Clears Way for More Cannabis Licenses

A Nevada judge has cleared the way for the state's marijuana regulators to start issuing cannabis distribution licenses to businesses other than existing alcohol wholesalers.

Judge Halts Feds’ Cannabis Case, Citing Rohrabacher-Blumenauer

Still need a reason to care about that obscure federal spending provision known as the Rohrabacher–Blumenauer amendment? Here’s one.

Medical Cannabis Patient Seeks Nevada Supreme Court Rehearing

A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical cards.

Maryland’s Highest Court Rules in Cannabis Licensing Case

Finalists seeking licenses to grow MMJ in the state can defend their interests in a legal challenge over how they were chosen, Maryland's highest court ruled.

Lawsuit Takes Big Swing at Prohibition. Can It Connect?

At its core is the assertion that the government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” as to be unconstitutional.

You Can’t Fire Cannabis Patients Just for Using Cannabis, Massachusetts High Court Rules

In what appears to be a first-of-its-kind ruling, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that employees can’t be fired simply for using medical cannabis.

Colorado Court: Cannabis Smell Not Enough to Search Car

Drug-sniffing police dogs in Colorado may need new training if they can detect marijuana, after a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that sets a new precedent.

John Morgan Sues to Overturn Florida’s Smokeable-Cannabis Ban

Florida attorney John Morgan is taking aim at the Legislature’s recently imposed ban on smokeable forms of medical cannabis.

Nevada’s On-Again, Off-Again Cannabis Sales Back On, Set to Begin July 1

Regulators said Friday they intend to issue licenses for retailers to begin selling cannabis on July 1 despite a court order that threatens to scuttle the plan.

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