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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Federal appeals court gives Colorado marijuana credit union another chance

Published: Jun 28, 2017, 7:37 pm • Updated: Jun 28, 2017, 7:51 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A federal appeals court has breathed life into a plan hatched in Colorado to open a credit union for the marijuana industry. A three-judge panel for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court…

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Colorado Supreme Court: Man who caused explosion while making hash oil not covered by legalization

Published: Jun 22, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: Jun 22, 2017, 2:51 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A 21-year-old Colorado Springs man who blew up his home’s laundry room after brewing hash oil with a butane burner still needed a license to “manufacture” the oil after Colorado legalized…

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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear appeal in fight over doubled-up pot taxes

Published: Jun 20, 2017, 12:39 pm • Updated: Jun 20, 2017, 3:05 pm By John Aguilar, The Denver Post The Colorado Supreme Court this week declined to hear an appeal by Adams County over the validity of its recreational marijuana tax in three of its cities, raising questions about the…

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Fed appeals court quashes bids to unravel Colorado marijuana laws, but door still open for RICO suits

Published: Jun 7, 2017, 4:09 pm • Updated: Jun 7, 2017, 5:46 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A three-judge panel for the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Wednesday largely upheld lower courts’ dismissals of several cases seeking to overturn major parts of Colorado’s marijuana…

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Supreme Court limits government seizure of assets in drug conspiracy cases

Published: Jun 5, 2017, 1:44 pm • Updated: Jun 5, 2017, 1:57 pm By Sam Hananel, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is placing new limits on the government’s ability to seize assets from people who are convicted of drug crimes but receive little of the illegal proceeds.…

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