Mexico Supreme Court Getting Impatient with Regulators on Cannabis Legalization

Mexico Supreme Court Getting Impatient with Regulators on Cannabis Legalization In 2017, Mexico legalized cannabis on a national scale – sort of. As opposed to the United States, that is legalizing cannabis on a “state-by-state” scheme, Mexican cannabis activists took their battle all the way to the Supreme Court. Within…

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Supreme Court Report – Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018

Supreme Court Report: Cannabis Arrests Down 19% In 2018 Cannabis Prosecutions Drop Despite 2% Increase In Drug Prosecutions Another reason to justify why 2018 was such a banner year for cannabis is the fact that cannabis-related arrests saw a significant decline. According to Marijuana Moment, a US Supreme Court report…

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Colorado Supreme Court to hear arguments in case that will decide future of pot-sniffing police dogs

Beaker the Belgian Malinois was only 7 years old when changing marijuana laws led his handler to hang up the dog’s police vest. Beaker, like many police dogs across the country, is trained to alert his handler when he smells marijuana. But his signal for pot is the same as…

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Mexican Supreme Court Strikes Down Cannabis Prohibition Laws in Mexico

Mexico Gives Recreational Cannabis The Green Light Just this Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Mexico overturned prohibition of cannabis by issuing two separate rulings. Mexican law currently states that five decisions set a binding precedent throughout the country. “This 5th judgment means that, while the cannabis prohibition law nominally…

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Warrant needed for urine sample, South Dakota Supreme Court rules

Published: Feb 24, 2018, 10:59 am • Updated: Feb 24, 2018, 10:59 am By The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that police need a search warrant to obtain a urine sample from someone under arrest. The high court issued the ruling Thursday that said…

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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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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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