Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Prohibited Status

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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Prohibited Status | Paul Armentano

NEW YORK, NY — A federal district court judge in Manhattan on Monday granted the government’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit that sought to challenge the constitutionality of cannabis’ prohibited status under federal law. The 98-page complaint, filed in July 2017 by a legal team that includes New York attorney Michael Hiller, NORML Legal Committee member Joseph Bondy and Empire State NORML Director […]

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Federal Judge Hears Legal Arguments In Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Status

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Federal Judge Hears Legal Arguments In Lawsuit Challenging Marijuana’s Schedule I Status | NORML

NEW YORK, NY — A judge for the Federal District Court in Manhattan heard arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of federal cannabis prohibition. The 98-page complaint contends that the federal government “does not believe, and upon information and belief never has believed” that cannabis meets the requirements for a Schedule I designation under the Controlled Substances Act. […]

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Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law

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Florida Lawsuit Challenges Regulators’ Failure to Fully Implement Medical Marijuana Law | NORML

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Florida patients and growers have filed a lawsuit over regulators’ failure to meet deadlines associated with the state’s 2016 voter-approved medical cannabis law. Plaintiffs argue that the state Department of Health has failed to issue licenses for additional dispensaries despite an October deadline. “Florida law required the DOH to issue ten additional licenses by October […]

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Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims

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Pennsylvania Cops Abuse Elderly Couple in Raid on Marijuana Plants That Were Actually Hibiscus, Lawsuit Claims | Phillip Smith

PITTSBURGH, PA — A Buffalo Township, Pennsylvania, couple has filed a lawsuit against township police and an insurance company in the wake of a misbegotten drug raid that netted only hibiscus plants. Edward Cramer, 69, and his wife, Audrey Cramer, 66, were quietly enjoying their golden years this fall when they called their insurance company […]

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Lawsuit Challenges Florida’s Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban

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Lawsuit Challenges Florida’s Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban | Paul Armentano

Representatives of Florida for Care filed litigation Thursday challenging a statewide ban on medical cannabis smoking. The suit was expected after lawmakers approved legislation (SB 8A) in June amending Amendment 2 — a voter initiated constitutional amendment permitting the use and distribution of medical cannabis. Seventy-one percent of voters approved the amendment in November. Senate […]

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Arizona Judge Dismisses Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Lawsuit

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Arizona Judge Dismisses Marijuana Legalization Opponents’ Lawsuit | Barrett Marson

PHOENIX, AZ — On Friday, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by opponents of Proposition 205 who want to keep the measure off the November ballot. The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol, which is supporting Proposition 205, is calling on Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk and Maricopa County Attorney Bill […]

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