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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.

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.

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.

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.

Medical Cannabis Clearly Saves Lives, Federal Judge Declares

But he may be unable to invalidate the Schedule I status of cannabis. A landmark lawsuit got its first hearing in a New York courtroom today.

Illinois Appeals Adding ‘Pain’ as Medical Marijuana Qualifier

The appeal comes weeks after a Cook County judge ordered the state to add "intractable pain" to its list of qualifying medical conditions.

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.

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.

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