Michigan lawmakers have delayed a promising bill that would overturn a law that declares the possession or transportation of marijuana in a vehicle a misdemeanor.
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Polis Defends Hemp’s Small Businesses and Farms in 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., defended hemp farmers and businesses, authoring a brief to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the Hemp Industries Assn, et. al. v. D.E.A. case.
Maryland’s Highest Court Hears Medical Marijuana Case
Companies in the final running for licenses to grow medical marijuana should be able to defend their multimillion-dollar investments against a legal challenge over how those finalists were picked, an attorney argued Thursday in court.
MD’s Highest Court Stops Case That Would Halt Medical Marijuana Licenses
Maryland Court of Appeals Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera issued an order on Friday that halted a hearing in Baltimore Circuit Court, where Judge Barry Williams had been scheduled to review his decision last week to temporarily stop the commission from issuing any more licenses. Williams’ order expires Sunday.
Maryland Court of Appeals Puts Medical Marijuana Lawsuit on Hold
On June 2, 2017, the Maryland Court of Appeals put a medical marijuana lawsuit on hold that stands to potentially delay the roll out of the state’s medical marijuana program.
Law Firm Challenges New DEA Rule on Cannabidiol
On Jan. 16, 2017, the Denver-based law firm Hoban Law Group, which represents several clients in the hemp industry, announced that it had filed a petition with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to challenge a new DEA rule that would make cannabidiol illegal.
Colorado’s Pueblo County Pushing to Enforce Marijuana Tax
Caught in the crosshairs of a pending court battle, Pueblo County is working to compromise state legislation to preserve its authority to impose a special 3.5 percent marijuana tax.
Michigan Court of Appeals Overturns MMJ Transport Law
On Dec. 20, 2016, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled that the state’s medical marijuana act takes precedent over a law that restricts how patients can transport medical marijuana. The ruling is the result of a 2014 case where medical marijuana patient Callen Latz was arrested for improperly transporting marijuana.
Court Rules Native American Church Not Exempt From MJ Laws
On Nov. 28, 2016, the United States Supreme Court refused to take up an appeal filed by a Native American church in Hawaii that was seeking exemption from federal marijuana laws, upholding a previous decision made by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Expert Legal Firm Hoban & Feola Leads the Way with PTSD Appeals Case as Critical Cannabis and Hemp Reform Accelerates in the US
DENVER, July 1, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — On June 28th Hoban & Feola’s Denver team filed a historic case in the Colorado Court of Appeals on behalf of Plaintiffs who wish to obtain medical cannabis recommendations for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Oregon Court Rules Pot Smell Is Not ‘Physically Offensive’
In Oregon, a Court of Appeals recently ruled that marijuana smoke is not physically offensive. The case stemmed from a 2012 incident where a Philomath man, Jared William Lang, was visited by local police. One of Lang’s neighbors had called the police because he could smell marijuana coming from Lang’s apartment.