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Mistrial Declared in Denver ‘Church of Cannabis’ Case

The trial has been rescheduled for July. Before the mistrial, though, prospective jurors questioned why the case was even brought.

Did Jeff Sessions Cause a Washington Cannabis Lab to Lose Its Loan?

Cannabis testing laboratory Confidence Analytics had a good working relationship with Banner Bank, its owners say. Then Jeff Sessions was appointed.

California Scrambles to Speed Sluggish Expungement Process

A year after a law took affect allowing people to erase old cannabis convictions, nearly a million people still have criminal records more tarnished than they deserve.

Meet the Lawyer Suing Jeff Sessions to End Cannabis Prohibition

A blockbuster lawsuit in New York could end cannabis prohibition nationwide. Leafly sat down with David Holland, an attorney for the plaintiffs.

As Seattle Vacates Misdemeanor Convictions, County Mulls Action on Felonies

On the heels of similar moves in California and Colorado, Seattle officials say they will move to vacate hundreds of misdemeanor convictions for cannabis possession.

Colorado Eyes Freeing Inmates With Nonviolent Cannabis Offenses

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is exploring the idea of granting clemency to nearly 40 inmates convicted of nonviolent marijuana offenses.

US Postal Service Employees Plead Guilty to Cannabis Theft

USPS employees Laura Mae Campbell and Derek Miller—aka "Chuck the Sniffer"—have pleaded guilty to stealing cannabis from packages.

Washington AG: We’re ‘Prepared’ for Legal Fight With Jeff Sessions

Washington AG Bob Ferguson confirmed that his office is prepared to take legal action if the Justice Department goes after Washington’s state-legal industry.

San Francisco to Wipe out Thousands of Cannabis Convictions

District Attorney George Gascon said his office will dismiss nearly 3,000 misdemeanor cases and review nearly 5,000 felony cases for possible action.

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.

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.

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.