First challenges filed over Arkansas medical marijuana licenses

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 8:24 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 8:26 pm By The Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas regulators are receiving a flurry of challenges to the licensing of the state’s first medical marijuana growers. The Arkansas Medical Marijuana Commission announced last month the five companies…

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Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made

Soccer Mom Caught With Multimillion Dollar Cannabis Grow – No Charges Filed, No Arrest Made A San Bernardino mother was taken into custody by authorities after cops discovered a massive unlicensed cannabis grow in her home with more than 24,000 plants. Stephanie Smith, 43, was the target of a raid…

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Legal challenge filed against DEA’s new marijuana extract rule

Published: Jan 13, 2017, 6:03 pm • Updated: Jan 13, 2017, 6:12 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff The hemp industry has taken the DEA to court in the wake of a controversial new rule on marijuana extracts. Denver’s Hoban Law Group, representing the Hemp Industries Association, Centuria Natural…

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Supreme Court Dismisses Marijuana Case Filed By Nebraska And Oklahoma Against Colorado

In 2012 Colorado voters approved an initiative that legalized recreational marijuana in the state. Since that time, Colorado has become a favorite tourist attraction for travelers. That’s especially true after January 1, 2014 when legal recreational marijuana sales began. Sales have continued to climb steadily, with some temporary dips on…

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UPDATE: Maine Marijuana Initiative Lawsuit Filed, Available Online

Backers of an initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Maine filed a lawsuit in Kennebec County Superior Court on Thursday challenging the Secretary of State’s decision to disqualify the measure from the November ballot. According to the suit, which is now available online at http://bit.ly/1pzNhVO, state officials improperly invalidated…

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Sweeping Bipartisan Federal Sentencing Reform Legislation Filed

By Phillip Smith A bipartisan group of senators including heavyweights like Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Assistant Democratic Leader Dick Durbin rolled out comprehensive sentencing reform legislation Thursday. The bill aims at reducing prison sentences for some drug offenders and seeking to curb recidivism by bolstering reentry programs…

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Ballot Initiative To Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol In Massachusetts To Be Filed Today

A statewide ballot initiative to regulate marijuana like alcohol in Massachusetts will be filed today at 1 p.m. ET with the office of state Attorney General Maura Healy. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol (CRMLA) will hold a media availability outside of the office immediately prior to submitting the…

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