NJ court orders state to review marijuana’s Schedule I status, given “abundant” medical benefits

Published: Nov 1, 2017, 7:54 am • Updated: Nov 1, 2017, 1:04 pm By The Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. — An appeals court has ruled that New Jersey must reconsider marijuana’s legal classification because of its health benefits. NJ.com reports an appellate court ruled on Tuesday the Division of Consumer…

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Colorado woman accused of marijuana grow felonies with husband appears in court

Published: Oct 27, 2017, 12:09 pm • Updated: Oct 27, 2017, 12:27 pm By Tommy Simmons, Greeley Tribune A woman accused of running a massive marijuana grow with her husband in Keenesburg and laundering money to help pay for it could enter a plea in the case in January. The…

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Mississippi Supreme Court overturns man’s six year marijuana possession sentence

Published: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am • Updated: Oct 17, 2017, 11:02 am By The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Supreme Court is reversing a marijuana possession conviction, saying a car passenger didn’t actually possess the drug. The court on Thursday overturned the 2012 conviction of Marvin Carver…

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Random drug tests after DUI arrest ruled unconstitutional by Washington Supreme Court

Published: Oct 5, 2017, 6:40 pm • Updated: Oct 5, 2017, 6:40 pm By Nicholas K. Geranios, The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. — Requiring people who are arrested for driving under the influence to submit to random urinalysis tests as a condition of release is unconstitutional, the Washington Supreme Court…

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While hearing case, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan waxes nostalgic about weed at parties

Published: Oct 4, 2017, 3:02 pm • Updated: Oct 4, 2017, 3:02 pm By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — A late-night party that turned a vacant Washington home into a busy strip club was at the center of a Supreme Court argument Wednesday, prompting the justices to discuss strippers, marijuana…

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Medical marijuana patient asks Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider his case

Published: Jul 28, 2017, 2:13 pm • Updated: Jul 28, 2017, 2:13 pm By Scott Sonner, The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — A medical marijuana patient is asking the Nevada Supreme Court to reconsider its refusal to end mandatory state registration and fees for medical pot cards now that marijuana…

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Maryland’s top court hears case on medical marijuana growers’ dispute

Published: Jul 27, 2017, 5:20 pm • Updated: Jul 27, 2017, 5:20 pm By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Companies in the final running for licenses to grow medical marijuana should be able to defend their multimillion-dollar investments against a legal challenge over how those finalists were…

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Connecticut court: Landlord’s permission not needed for marijuana search

Published: Jul 18, 2017, 8:36 am • Updated: Jul 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut’s Supreme Court says police didn’t need a homeowner’s permission for a warrantless search that led to the discovery of a marijuana crop in a greenhouse on his Canterbury property.…

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Massachusetts’ top court says workers can’t be fired for using medical marijuana

Published: Jul 17, 2017, 4:47 pm • Updated: Jul 17, 2017, 7:02 pm By The Associated Press BOSTON — Massachusetts’ highest court has ruled that a woman who says she was fired for using marijuana legally obtained to treat Crohn’s Disease can sue her former employer. The state Supreme Judicial…

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