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Lawsuit: State of Florida Ignoring Medical Marijuana Law

A Florida nursery and a man who suffers from epilepsy contend that Gov. Rick Scott's administration is flouting the state's new medical marijuana law.

Colorado Cannabis Expert to Have South Dakota Criminal Case Dismissed

A cannabis cultivation expert prosecuted after working with a Native American tribe trying to open the nation's first marijuana resort will see his case dismissed.

Charges Reinstated in Michigan Medical Marijuana Case

The Michigan appeals court reinstated charges against a man accused of running illegal dispensaries in the state's Thumb region.

Jury Acquits ‘Nice Guy’ Who Admitted Selling Cannabis to a Cop

Last month I watched a trial jury do the right thing and let a defendant go free—despite the fact that, by the strict letter of the law, the man was guilty.

NJ Court: Medical Cannabis Benefits ‘Abundant and Glaringly Apparent’

The court has ordered the state to reevaluate marijuana’s classification because cannabis is now legally used to treat a variety of ailments.

Are Extracts Illegal in Arizona? Not So Fast

You don’t have to be a botanist to know that cannabis and marijuana are the same thing. But a recent Arizona ruling turns on precisely that distinction.

Judge Says Maryland Marijuana Lawsuit Can Go to Trial

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit that could disrupt Maryland's fledgling medical cannabis industry can go to trial.

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.

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