Snoop Dogg tells Cali student suspended for sharing posts of him: Call my lawyer

Published: Feb 6, 2018, 6:37 am • Updated: Feb 6, 2018, 6:37 am By The Associated Press FRESNO, Calif. — Snoop Dogg says he has the back of a California high school basketball player who was suspended from her team for posting a photo of the rapper holding what appears…

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Florida lawyer disbarred for sending clients to unlicensed doc who charged $800 for fake MMJ certificates

Published: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm • Updated: Jan 18, 2018, 4:00 pm By Brendan Farrington, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida lawyer was disbarred Thursday for telling clients it was OK to possess, use and grow marijuana for medical use — more than two years before Florida…

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Lawyer banned from NY jails after trying to smuggle weed to client

Published: Nov 28, 2017, 8:11 am • Updated: Nov 28, 2017, 8:11 am By The Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Authorities say a Rochester lawyer has been banned from local jails after he was caught trying to smuggle drugs to an inmate. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Michael…

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With Denver’s ban on 4/20 rally organizer upheld, lawyer vows to fight any similar marijuana event

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 2:46 pm • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 7:00 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff If there’s a 4/20 rally celebrating marijuana in Denver’s Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018, it will likely be under new management. An administrative hearing officer on Friday denied longtime…

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Strip search of ex-Miss Kentucky after she dropped balloon of weed at prison visit was wrong says lawyer

Published: Oct 13, 2017, 12:03 pm • Updated: Oct 13, 2017, 12:03 pm By The Associated Press LIMA, Ohio — A former Miss Kentucky USA who’s accused of smuggling marijuana into an Ohio prison shouldn’t have been pulled aside and searched by guards, her attorney told a judge. The attorney…

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Lawyer disbarred after conviction for planting weed, pipe, opioids in PTA rival’s car

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Sep 13, 2017, 1:26 pm By Sean Emery, Orange County Register Kent Wycliffe Easter and Jill Bjorkholm Easter were convicted of a felony count for false imprisonment. Jill has since changed her name to Ava Everheart. (Courtesy Irvine police department) A former…

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Defense lawyer argues marijuana prohibition laws unconstitutional

Published: Jul 17, 2017, 9:13 am • Updated: Jul 17, 2017, 9:13 am By Dave Collins, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — A Connecticut lawyer is hoping his arguments in a drug case eventually are used by attorneys across the country to fight marijuana charges and bans on pot possession. Aaron…

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Bringing in an outside lawyer is ‘very, very unusual.’ But that’s what’s happening in Maryland over MMJ drama

Published: Jan 25, 2017, 8:27 am • Updated: Jan 25, 2017, 8:27 am By Fenit Nirappil, The Washington Post The Maryland General Assembly has hired outside counsel to aid its ethics investigation of a state lawmaker who championed medical marijuana while having a business relationship with a prospective dispensary, a…

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