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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.

‘Why Couldn’t the Police See What It Was?’ The Week in Cannabis Quotes

In this super-sized post-Thanksgiving roundup, read reactions to Jeff Sessions’ ongoing attack on legal cannabis, Anthony Bourdain educating the masses on proper joint rolling, and more.

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.

Maryland May See Medical Cannabis This Month, but Diversity Issues Loom Large

Racial diversity in the state's medical marijuana industry is wanting, Some lawmakers said they are planning to introduce a bill early next session to grant licenses to African-American business owners.

Florida Department of Health Settles with Homestead Nursery

This is the fourth license awarded due to an administrative challenge or settlement. There are now 14 medical cannabis treatment centers in the state.

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.

Maryland’s Highest Court Rules in Cannabis Licensing Case

Finalists seeking licenses to grow MMJ in the state can defend their interests in a legal challenge over how they were chosen, Maryland's highest court ruled.

Lawsuit Takes Big Swing at Prohibition. Can It Connect?

At its core is the assertion that the government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I substance is so “irrational” as to be unconstitutional.

John Morgan Sues to Overturn Florida’s Smokeable-Cannabis Ban

Florida attorney John Morgan is taking aim at the Legislature’s recently imposed ban on smokeable forms of medical cannabis.

Judge to Hear Challenge to Arizona Legalization Initiative

An attorney for the initiative says the lawsuit is likely to fail because opponents are on thin legal ground.

Anti-Marijuana Campaign Files Suit to Block Arizona Legalization

The suit was brought by 13 groups and individuals including Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery and Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk.

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