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There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming

With hundreds injured and seven possibly linked deaths, the vape cart crisis could lead to epic product liability battles. Here's what to expect.

Nevada Official Put on Leave Amid Cannabis Licensing Fiasco

Less than two weeks after a judge stopped Nevada from giving out dozens of planned retail cannabis licenses, the state has put one of its top cannabis officials on leave.

Oregon Cannabis Racketeering Lawsuit Can Proceed, Judge Rules

A judge has ruled that a racketeering lawsuit brought by a vineyard against a neighboring marijuana operation can go forward despite attempts to have it dismissed.

‘Wild West’ Days in Oklahoma Get a Little Too Wild

One dispensary owner busted for meth, another sued for copyright infringement, in the same week. Slow your roll, OK.

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.

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.

This Cannabis Farm Beat a RICO Case, but Left a Troubling Precedent

Prohibitionists couldn't prove a Colorado cannabis farmer harmed them. But the details of the case are cause for concern.

Jury Rejects ‘Stinky’ RICO Case Against Colorado Cannabis Farm

Neighbors claimed the smell of a nearby farm hurt their property values. But there was little odor, and values increased.

Calaveras Cannabis Farmers File Class Action Lawsuit Over Cultivation Ban

Spurned farmers are demanding a refund of millions of dollars in taxes and fees—a sum that could cripple the county's budget.

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.

Meet Acreage Holdings, John Boehner’s New Cannabis Crush

They're no hippies: The firm formerly known as High Street Capital was founded by ex-Wall Streeters with sharp elbows.

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.

Landlord Sues San Bernardino Over Cannabis Regulations

A woman who claims to be California's largest landlord of cannabis businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn an ordinance that could bar her from the industry.

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.

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