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Court to Arizona Medical Extract Users: Watch Your Back!

Arizona's 2010 medical marijuana law does not include extracts of marijuana — dubbed "hashish", the appellate court ruled.

Florida Judge Lifts Stay on Smokable Medical Marijuana

Floridians allowed to use medical marijuana are one step closer to being able to smoke it.

Judge Says Florida’s Ban on Smokable Medical Marijuana Is Unconstitutional

The plaintiffs argued that because the amendment's language only mentions smoking in public, users should be allowed to smoke in private.

Ruling Topples Arizona Law Restricting Medical Marijuana on College Campuses

The decision vacates the conviction of a man whose ASU dorm room was searched after police found him with a medical marijuana ID card in his pocket.

Judge Presses Pause on Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Research Plans

The judge sided with dispensaries and growers, who argued registrants were meant to do research, not sell to the wider market.

Arkansas Supreme Court Will Hear Medical Marijuana Case

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it'll hear oral arguments over a judge's decision to prevent the state from licensing companies to grow medical marijuana.

Court Rejects Challenge to DEA Rule, Leaving CBD Federally Illegal

Lawyers for the hemp industry say they're working to “carefully weigh” the available options, which includes a rehearing that must be requested within 45 days.

Analysis: Few Ways Out of Arkansas’ Medical Marijuana Stalemate

A judge is urging officials to find a way to resume evaluating industry applications. That's going to be easier said than done.

Judge Says Florida Man Can Grow His Own Medical Marijuana

A judge gave the 77-year-old patient permission to grow, possess, and use medical cannabis for juicing purposes to help prevent a relapse of lung cancer.

Iowa State’s Marijuana Shirt Ban Case Costs School a Million Dollars

The costs stem from a politically-motivated attempt by university administrators in 2012 to block T-shirt designs that featured the ISU mascot and a cannabis leaf.

Arkansas Judge Scraps Medical Marijuana Licensing Process

In his ruling, Judge Wendell Griffen said he "takes no joy" in blocking the state from issuing the licenses.

California Cannabis Recommendation Is Valid in Arizona, Court Rules

An Arizona appeals court says a man's medical marijuana recommendation obtained under California's medical marijuana law provides the same legal immunity as registry cards in Arizona.

Arkansas Judge Blocks State From Licensing Medical Marijuana Growers

All five companies selected by the state had paid the $100,000 licensing fee and posted the $500,000 performance bond needed to receive the licenses.

Trial Date Set for Florida Case on Smokable Medical Marijuana

There are eight cases against the state, ranging from smoking to how the state awards licenses for medical marijuana treatment centers.

Former Congressional Aide Convicted of Taking Cannabis Bribe

The aide was working in the Compton field office of Rep. Janice Hahn in 2015 when he told an illegal cannabis shop it would be shut down if he couldn't reach a deal with owners, prosecutors say.

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