Governor Polis Gets Sued Over Colorado Cannabis Laws

Governor Polis is being faced with a lawsuit over House Bill 1317, a bill that negatively affected students who were meant to benefit from the law that allows cannabis use by medical patients in public schools.  Benjamin Wann, a cannabis patient, and his parents, Amber and Brad, supported Polis back…

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Complaint Filed Against Nebraska Sheriff Who Sued To Block Medical Cannabis Initiative

An activist group has filed a complaint against a Nebraska sheriff who sued to block a medical marijuana initiative from the state ballot last year, alleging that the legal fees paid for the lawsuit constitute an illegal gift to the law enforcement officer. John Cartier, an attorney for the group…

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US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers

US Customs and Border Protection Sued By Law Firm For Banning Canadian Cannabis Workers                          Last year, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made headlines after announcing that they would be issuing lifetime bans to Canadian cannabis workers who wanted to enter the United States. Canada legalized cannabis at the…

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Minister who sued to stop Colorado’s pot DUI law running for Weld County commissioner

Published: Jan 15, 2018, 4:29 pm • Updated: Jan 15, 2018, 4:38 pm By Tyler Silvy, The Greeley Tribune The pastor of a marijuana-based church will run for Weld County commissioner as a Republican. Brandon Baker, 39, who in 2013 sued to stop the state’s pot DUI law from being…

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Cannabis on the Colorado border: Trinidad sued after enacting pot club moratorium

Published: Aug 3, 2017, 7:57 am • Updated: Aug 3, 2017, 12:05 pm By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff Colorado’s cannabis industry may be centered in metro Denver, but there’s plenty of action around the state’s edges. Towns like Sedgwick, near Colorado’s northern border with Nebraska, have found new economic…

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Jeff Sessions Sued in Lawsuit Challenging the Constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act

“Beleaguered” Attorney General Jeff Sessions was named a defendant today in a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act as it pertains to Cannabis/Marijuana. This comes on the heels of our post about Sessions and his secret weapon against weed.  In a 90-page Complaint (which can be…

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Florida just got sued over its ban on smokable medical marijuana

Published: Jul 7, 2017, 11:03 am • Updated: Jul 7, 2017, 11:49 am By Brendan Farrington, The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The trial lawyer who led the effort to allow marijuana for medical uses in Florida filed a lawsuit Thursday against the state’s decision to ban smokable forms of…

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