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County officials sue the state of Oregon, call marijuana farms a “nuisance”

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Officials in an Oregon county who have tried to restrict commercial marijuana production sued the state in federal court, asserting state laws that made pot legal are pre-empted by federal law that criminalize it. The lawsuit

Op-ed: Why are police departments still using drug field tests?

Published: Mar 14, 2018, 12:21 pm • Updated: Mar 14, 2018, 1:17 pm By Radley Balko, The Washington Post The Miami Herald reports that a Tampa Bay mother of four spent five months in jail after a drug field test

Challenge to Florida ban on smokable medical marijuana gets May trial date

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 1:37 pm • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 1:37 pm By The Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A hearing on Florida banning smokable forms of medical marijuana will be heard by a circuit court judge in May.

Lawsuit challenging Sessions and DEA on marijuana’s Schedule I status dismissed by federal judge

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 6:43 pm • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 6:58 pm By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff A federal judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit pitting a diverse cadre of cannabis advocates against Attorney General Jeff Sessions and

Hershey’s renews trademark battles with marijuana businesses

Published: Feb 22, 2018, 9:44 am • Updated: Feb 22, 2018, 12:15 pm By John Schroyer, The Associated Press DENVER (AP) — Cannabis businesses, beware: The Hershey Co. is on the warpath. Perhaps the most famous confectionery peddler in the

Trial begins for advocates suing Sessions and the DEA over marijuana’s Schedule I status

Published: Feb 14, 2018, 11:03 am • Updated: Feb 14, 2018, 3:07 pm By Karen Matthews, The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Army veteran Jose Belen says the horrors of the Iraq War left him with post-traumatic stress disorder,