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  1. Ron Strider

    This Small-Cap Marijuana Stock Might Dilute Shareholders To Death

    The marijuana industry is, pardon the apropos pun, growing like a weed at the moment, and it's shown little signs of slowing. What was once a taboo topic is now completely mainstream, with the latest Gallup poll showing that almost 2 out of 3 Americans want to see pot legalized across the...
  2. Ron Strider

    This Supreme Court Case Could Bust Cannabis Monopolies In Canada

    An upcoming case before the Supreme Court of Canada could force provincial governments to rethink their proposed cannabis regulations. In a matter of weeks, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments in the case of Gerard Comeau, a New Brunswick man fighting against provincial liquor...
  3. Ron Strider

    Brazil Holds 6th Annual Marijuana March While Supreme Court Remains At A Stalemate

    On Saturday, Brazilians took to the streets in a nationwide Marijuana March to call for drug policy reform. The Supreme Court first gave the green light for a pro-legalization rally in 2011. Before, judges had prohibited the protest as an "incitement to criminal acts". For the first time...
  4. K

    Group Seeking To Legalize Marijuana In Michigan Turns To U.S. Supreme Court

    MILegalize, the group attempting to bring a vote on recreational marijuana use in Michigan, has filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court seeking to put the issue on the 2018 ballot. The group is arguing the 345,000 petition signatures they turned in this year are valid, and they were...
  5. K

    AR: The Marijuana Battle Continues - More Court Action Possible

    I'm expecting further legal action today relative to the Arkansas Supreme Court decision to boot Issue 7, the medical marijuana initiative, off the ballot. Backers of the law have already asked for a rehearing. A separate legal action is in process that would seek a court order to require all...
  6. K

    AR: The Marijuana Battle Continues - More Court Action Possible

    I'm expecting further legal action today relative to the Arkansas Supreme Court decision to boot Issue 7, the medical marijuana initiative, off the ballot. Backers of the law have already asked for a rehearing. A separate legal action is in process that would seek a court order to require all...
  7. K

    Analysis - Ballot Measure Suits Face Uphill Fight In Arkansas

    Little Rock, Ark. - A pair of lawsuits against a so-called tort reform proposal and others against the effort to legalize medical marijuana means Arkansas' ballot initiative campaigns will begin in a familiar place: the courtroom. But, if history is any guide, it'll be an uphill fight for...
  8. K

    Analysis - Ballot Measure Suits Face Uphill Fight In Arkansas

    Little Rock, Ark. - A pair of lawsuits against a so-called tort reform proposal and others against the effort to legalize medical marijuana means Arkansas' ballot initiative campaigns will begin in a familiar place: the courtroom. But, if history is any guide, it'll be an uphill fight for...
  9. K

    Florida DUI Defense Lawyer Asks What About Pot?

    Florida's first legal medical marijuana dispensary is opening this week in Tallahassee. Daytona Beach drunken-driving defense attorney Aaron Delgado sees a connection between pot's enhanced profile and a case he just lost in the Florida Supreme Court without even getting a chance to argue...
  10. R

    MT Supreme Court: New Restrictions On Medical Marijuana Effective August 31

    The Montana Supreme Court Monday delayed until Aug. 31 the effective date of medical-marijuana restrictions that it declared constitutional in February. A majority of the court agreed with marijuana industry claims that imposing the restrictions immediately would cause "serious disruption" to...
  11. R

    U.S. Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Suit By Colorado's Neighbors

    In what was generally considered to be the biggest challenge to Colorado's recreational cannabis laws to date, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a motion by the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma seeking to file a Bill of Complaint, effectively refusing to hear the arguments brought against the State...
  12. R

    Montana Medical Marijuana Decision Hurts The Sick, Enriches Criminals

    While some Montanans horrified at marijuana's ubiquity in the state, and in today's culture, may be celebrating, we find the state Supreme Court's decision effectively gutting the voter-passed medical marijuana law regrettable. We certainly do not advocate the legalization of marijuana for...
  13. R

    N.H. Appeals Medical Marijuana Ruling To State Supreme Court

    The New Hampshire Attorney General's office is appealing a November court ruling that opened the door for state residents to obtain therapeutic cannabis in other states. The ruling allowed qualified patients waiting for the state's alternative treatment centers to open this spring to receive...
  14. J

    Florida Supreme Court Approves Language Of Medical Marijuana Proposal

    The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved language of a proposed constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for people with debilitating medical conditions, paving the way for a vote next year. Supporters must gather enough petition signatures to ensure the measure will be...
  15. J

    Florida Supreme Court Approves Language Of Medical Marijuana Proposal

    The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday approved language of a proposed constitutional amendment legalizing medical marijuana for people with debilitating medical conditions, paving the way for a vote next year. Supporters must gather enough petition signatures to ensure the measure will be...
  16. J

    Obama Administration Wants Supreme Court To Reject Marijuana Suit

    Despite its opposition to making marijuana use legal, the Obama administration is urging the Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit from Nebraska and Oklahoma that seeks to declare Colorado's pot legalization unconstitutional. The Justice Department's top courtroom lawyer said in a brief filed...
  17. J

    Florida Supreme Court Cancels The Hearing Of Oral Arguments For Medical Marijuana

    A petition to put medical marijuana in the constitution was scheduled to have oral arguments before the Florida Supreme Court today, but those arguments were canceled. The Florida Supreme Court is examining if a medical marijuana constitutional amendment is clear enough to be put on the...
  18. J

    Florida: Medical Marijuana Initiative Won't Need Hearing

    With Attorney General Pam Bondi declining to launch a challenge, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday called off a hearing scheduled for next month on a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana. Justices still need to sign off on the wording of the ballot...
  19. J

    Florida: Medical Marijuana Initiative Won't Need Hearing

    With Attorney General Pam Bondi declining to launch a challenge, the Florida Supreme Court on Friday called off a hearing scheduled for next month on a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana. Justices still need to sign off on the wording of the ballot...
  20. J

    Florida: Supreme Court Cancels December Hearing On Medical Marijuana

    The Florida Supreme Court is cancelling a Dec. 8 hearing it had scheduled to consider a measure to legalize medical marijuana. The court announced the decision today. The move comes a few days after Attorney General Pam said she will not ask the court to block the latest medical marijuana...