Girl can use medical marijuana at school, Illinois attorney general tells federal court

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 10:59 am By The Associated Press CHICAGO — The Illinois attorney general’s office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her…

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How the Supreme Court case on sports betting is related to marijuana legalization

Published: Dec 4, 2017, 5:53 pm • Updated: Dec 4, 2017, 5:53 pm By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court appeared poised Monday to legalize sports betting nationwide by freeing states from a federal anti-gaming law. The justices gave a friendly hearing to New Jersey’s…

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SWAT-style search for marijuana over tea leaves and gardening heads to court

Published: Dec 4, 2017, 8:37 am • Updated: Dec 4, 2017, 8:55 am By Roxana Hegeman, The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — A federal trial that begins Monday will focus on whether police lied about the results of tests on discarded tea leaves found in a Kansas couple’s trash to…

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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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