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  1. Ron Strider

    FL: Medical Marijuana License Delays Challenged In Lawsuit

    Another potential marijuana grower hoping to cash in on Florida's "green rush" is suing the state, this time accusing health officials of unconstitutionally dragging their feet by failing to grant new pot licenses. The plaintiffs in the latest challenge include Bill's Nursery, Inc., a...
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    CA: Hemp Farmers Sue San Joaquin County, Plants For 'Research' Were Illegally Removed

    A Southern California company that planted a hemp farm in the Delta for "agricultural and academic research" has filed a federal lawsuit against San Joaquin County, after supervisors banned such farms and authorities seized the plants. Cannabis Science Inc., along with other plaintiffs...
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    GA: ACLU Sues Cobb Police Department Over DUI Marijuana Arrests

    A Georgia police department and one of its officers has been sued for arresting three people based on a report by a "drug recognition expert" who accused each of driving under the influence of marijuana. The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit earlier this week in...
  4. Ron Strider

    Gorilla Glue To Weed Grower: Dude, Quit Using Our Name

    Call it "Buddha," "indo,'' "loud,'' - just don't call your weed Gorilla Glue. If you do, you risk a lawsuit from Sharonville-based Gorilla Glue Co., which is suing a Las Vegas-based marijuana grower for trademark infringement. The defendant, GG Strains, produces a highly potent, hybrid...
  5. Ron Strider

    Georgia Family Part Of Medical Cannabis Lawsuit

    A Georgia father whose young son is treated with medical cannabis is part of a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the federal government's stance on marijuana. Filed this week, the lawsuit argues that a federal law that views marijuana as dangerous as heroin is irrational and...
  6. Ron Strider

    NY Medical Marijuana Companies Sue Over State's Plan To Expand Program

    Four of New York's five medical marijuana companies have filed suit against the state Department of Health to stop it from licensing additional operators to take part in the tightly run state program. The companies argue that the expansion could tank the nascent industry and potentially harm...
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    Canada: Lawsuit Launched Against Canopy Growth Over Pesticide In Marijuana

    Halifax - A Halifax-based law firm has launched a class-action lawsuit against Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED) and its subsidiary Mettrum over recalls of medical marijuana that contained unauthorized pesticides. In a statement of claim filed with Nova Scotia's Supreme Court, Wagners alleges that...
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    CA: Licensed Dispensaries File Lawsuit Targeting Santa Ana's Unsanctioned Pot Shops

    Santa Ana — A group representing Santa Ana's licensed marijuana dispensaries has filed a lawsuit targeting unsanctioned pot shops in the city, taking aim at a purported black market that some say could put the regulated retailers out of work. The lawsuit filed on behalf of the Santa Ana...
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    NH: Bidder In Pot ATC Program Sues DHHS Over Arbitrary Application Process

    Concord – One of the unsuccessful bidders in the state's medical marijuana program is suing the Department of Health and Human Services, claiming the agency did not follow competitive bidding statutes or its own bidding guidelines in denying him one of the licenses to open an alternative...
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    Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Kansas Marijuana Activist Who Lost Custody Of Her Son

    A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by a Garden City, Kansas, mother who lost custody of her son over her use of cannabis oil in an incident that drew national attention. In a brief four-page order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten dismissed the action, finding that...
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    CA: Nipomo Marijuana Dispensary Proponents Lose Legal Battle

    The owners of Ethnobotanica, a marijuana service seeking to open a pot shop in Nipomo, lost a lawsuit they filed against San Luis Obispo County over the board of supervisors' decision to reject a proposed brick and mortar dispensary in Nipomo. On Nov. 3, 2015, the board voted 3-2 against a...
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    AZ: Dismissal Ordered In Marijuana Lawsuit

    Snowflake – Navajo County Superior Court by Judge Donna Grimsley ordered a dismissal of a lawsuit Dec. 7 involving the Town of Snowflake and Copperstate Farms – a proposed medical marijuana growth facility west of Snowflake. In a hearing for Oral Argument on Nov. 30, the parties were allowed...
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    AZ: Judge Orders Dismissal Of Marijuana Lawsuit

    Snowflake - Navajo County Superior Court by Judge Donna Grimsley ordered a dismissal of a lawsuit Dec. 7 involving the Town of Snowflake and Copperstate Farms, a medical marijuana growing facility. In a hearing for Oral Argument on Nov. 30, the parties were allowed 45 minutes each regarding...
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    Lawsuit Hopes To Lower Cost Of Arizona Medical Marijuana Cards

    Phoenix - A lawsuit has been filed against the state in an attempt to lower the cost of medical marijuana cards for patients in Arizona. Governor Doug Ducey and the Department of Health Services were specifically addressed for their role in setting the prices that patients must pay each year...
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    Lawsuit Hopes To Lower Cost Of Arizona Medical Marijuana Cards

    Phoenix - A lawsuit has been filed against the state in an attempt to lower the cost of medical marijuana cards for patients in Arizona. Governor Doug Ducey and the Department of Health Services were specifically addressed for their role in setting the prices that patients must pay each year...
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    CA: Sterling Heights Starts Crack Down On Medical-Marijuana Growers

    Sterling Heights officials say they are starting "an aggressive crackdown" on what they claim are illegal medical-marijuana grow operations that are a nuisance to their neighbors. The city recently filed a lawsuit in Macomb County Circuit Court against a city resident whom they say creates a...
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    CA: Sterling Heights Starts Crack Down On Medical-Marijuana Growers

    Sterling Heights officials say they are starting "an aggressive crackdown" on what they claim are illegal medical-marijuana grow operations that are a nuisance to their neighbors. The city recently filed a lawsuit in Macomb County Circuit Court against a city resident whom they say creates a...
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    FL: Group Sues Over Some Broward Ballots Missing Marijuana Question

    A group advocating for the legalization of marijuana sued the Broward County Supervisor of Elections on Thursday after some mail-in ballots did not include a question about a state constitutional amendment on allowing medical marijuana. NORML of Florida, a chapter of the National Organization...
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    FL: Group Sues Over Some Broward Ballots Missing Marijuana Question

    A group advocating for the legalization of marijuana sued the Broward County Supervisor of Elections on Thursday after some mail-in ballots did not include a question about a state constitutional amendment on allowing medical marijuana. NORML of Florida, a chapter of the National Organization...
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    Rejected Medical Marijuana Grower Seeks To Join Lawsuit Against Md. Regulators

    A company that was denied a preliminary license to grow medical marijuana in Maryland is seeking to join a lawsuit challenging how regulators authorized 15 growers for the potentially lucrative industry. Maryland Cultivation and Processing was one of two prospective growers that submitted one...