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  1. Ron Strider

    Oregon Vineyard Sues Aspiring Marijuana Grower Neighbors

    A Yamhill County judge has denied a motion to dismiss a complaint filed by a vineyard owner against aspiring marijuana growers. The vineyard owner, Momtazi Family LLC, claims marijuana odors would damage wine grapes with "foul-smelling particles." The Capital Press newspaper reports...
  2. Ron Strider

    Michigan Judge Throws Out Marijuana Butter Case

    A Michigan judge has thrown out a case against two former corrections officers who were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana-infused butter. Michael Frederick and Todd VanDoorne lost their jobs in Kent County after being charged in 2014 following a search of their homes. Both...
  3. Ron Strider

    UK: Judge Seizes Rhyl Cannabis Grower's Cash

    A man who grew cannabis in a bungalow which he had bought in Rhyl made £150,000 out of the illegal enterprise, a judge has decided. Defendant Timothy Bradley, 51, had previously claimed that another had grown the cannabis and that he came under duress to water the plants occasionally. But...
  4. Ron Strider

    KY: Judge Tosses Medical Marijuana Lawsuit, Tells Plaintiffs To Lobby Lawmakers

    A judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday against Gov. Matt Bevin and Attorney General Andy Beshear that called for the legalization of medical marijuana in Kentucky. In his opinion, Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate wrote that the Kentucky Supreme Court clearly established in a 2000 decision...
  5. Ron Strider

    Judge Halts Nevada Marijuana Regulators' Licensing Move

    For now, Nevada marijuana regulators won't be able to issue pot distribution licenses to businesses other than liquor wholesalers after all. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that a judge on Friday sided with the Independent Alcohol Distributors of Nevada, who have the exclusive rights to...
  6. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Man Convicted Of Cultivating Cannabis For Wife's Chronic Pain

    A man growing cannabis to treat his wife's chronic pain has been told to deal with his partner's condition "without breaking the law". Judge Richard Russell said he would not be drawn into the cannabis debate in New Zealand and had to apply the law as it stood. "I'm not going to be...
  7. Ron Strider

    FL: Judge Rules 3 Boys Farm Scores Highest In Medical Cannabis License Challenge

    Ruskin-based organic growers 3 Boys Farm received notice on Tuesday that an Administrative Law Judge, with the Division of Administrative Hearings, entered a Recommended Order in which he agreed 3 Boys Farm was the best-qualified nursery and should be awarded a medical cannabis dispensing...
  8. Ron Strider

    San Diego Authorities Ordered To Return $100k Seized From Med Marijuana Distributor

    San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis has been ordered to return more than $100,000 seized from a medical marijuana businessman and his family, 15 months after drug agents raided the company and didn't charge anyone with a crime. Superior Court Judge Tamila E. Ipema issued the order...
  9. K

    UK: Judge Tells Cannabis Dealer To Prepare Herself For The Worst

    A judge told Badgeworth cannabis dealer Kaylin Vonk today to 'prepare yourself for the worst.' At Gloucester crown court Vonk, of Planets Lane, Badgeworth, pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of cannabis between December 11 2015 and May 20, 2016. She was bailed until March 30...
  10. K

    Judge Says Texas Teacher Shouldn't Be Punished For Marijuana Use In Colorado

    A judge is recommending a Texas high school teacher should not face legal trouble for legally trying marijuana in Colorado. The New York Times reports Maryam Roland, a science teacher at Parkland High School in El Paso, told school district officials that she ingested edible marijuana during...
  11. K

    MT: Lawmaker Seeks To Rebuke Judge Over Marijuana Ruling

    Helena – A Republican Senate leader is proposing to rebuke a state judge for changing the effective date of a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot initiative. The bill by Senate Majority Leader Fred Thomas is the second measure this session in which Republican lawmakers say the state's...
  12. K

    Montana Judge Rules To Re-Open Marijuana Dispensaries Immediately

    Helena - A judge has ruled that a voter initiative that will re-open Montana's medical marijuana dispensaries should take effect immediately. District Judge James Reynolds of Helena ruled Wednesday that an error in drafting the ballot measure should not delay patients' access to the drug...
  13. K

    Just Because Motorist Looks Stoned Doesn't Mean They're Impaired, Mass. Judge Says

    Just because a motorist may look stoned doesn't mean they're driving impaired, a Massachusetts judge found in a evidentiary hearing for the state Supreme Judicial Court. Despite acknowledging a correlation between marijuana consumption and impaired driving, Central District Court Judge Andrew...
  14. K

    FL: Broward Judge Denies Marijuana Advocacy Group Request

    The "No on 2" campaign is extremely concerned about the incident and is urging all counties to be proactive in order to ensure a legitimate election and furthermore urging State Attorneys across the state of Florida to investigate forms submitted by United for Care. "And frankly, I'm absolutely...
  15. K

    FL: Administrative Law Judge Sides With State In Medical Marijuana Licensing Case

    An administrative law judge ruled against a North Florida nursery that had lost its bid to get a license to grow and dispense medical marijuana. Administrative law Judge R. Bruce McKibben issued the ruling Friday, saying Loop's Nursery & Greenhouses "failed to prove by a preponderance of...
  16. K

    FL: Administrative Law Judge Sides With State In Medical Marijuana Licensing Case

    An administrative law judge ruled against a North Florida nursery that had lost its bid to get a license to grow and dispense medical marijuana. Administrative law Judge R. Bruce McKibben issued the ruling Friday, saying Loop's Nursery & Greenhouses "failed to prove by a preponderance of...
  17. K

    Retired Judge - Most Arkansas Medical Pot Signatures Are Valid

    Little Rock, Ark. - A retired judge appointed to review petitions for a medical marijuana initiative found more than enough signatures that officials approved for the proposal were valid, despite efforts by opponents to disqualify it from the November ballot. Retired Judge John Robbins says...
  18. K

    Retired Judge - Most Arkansas Medical Pot Signatures Are Valid

    Little Rock, Ark. - A retired judge appointed to review petitions for a medical marijuana initiative found more than enough signatures that officials approved for the proposal were valid, despite efforts by opponents to disqualify it from the November ballot. Retired Judge John Robbins says...
  19. K

    AK: Judge Stays Pot Prop Lawsuit Vs. MSB Until After Election

    Palmer - Superior Court Judge David Zwink denied expedited proceedings Monday and stayed consideration of two marijuana lawsuits filed in early September against the Matanuska-Susitna Borough by marijuana business owners. The plaintiffs oppose a citizen-driven proposition on the ballot that asks...
  20. K

    Judge Orders Illinois To Add Post-Operative Chronic Pain To Medical Marijuana List

    A Cook County Judge has ordered the Illinois Department of Public Health to add Post-Operative Chronic Pain to the list of disorders treatable with medical cannabis. In a blistering order, Cook County Judge Neil Cohen told the Director of the State Department of Public Health, Dr. Nirav Shah...