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Jan 09

Oregon Court of Appeals rules hashish seized from medical marijuana patient

Oregon Courtroom of Appeals rules hashish seized from medical cannabis affected person … Hashish, also identified as hash, in accordance to the DEA, &quotis the most concentrated and strong type of hashish containing substantial stages of THC. Hash is derived from the dried resin of the plants flowering tops and is compressed into a range …

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Nov 25

NORML Argues State Prosecutors Can’t Justify Police Searches Based on Smell

NORML filed an “amicus curiae” brief with the state supreme appellate court on Friday, November 22, urging the court to enforce the limits on police searches set by 2008′s voter-initiative state decriminalization law, which eliminating police searches and arrests for possession of small amounts of marijuana. Attorneys Michael Cutler of Northampton and Steven Epstein of …

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Oct 09

US Supreme Court Refuses To Review DEA’s Denial Of Petition That Sought To Reclassify Cannabis

United States Supreme Court yesterday declined to review a lower court ruling upholding the federal government’s classification of cannabis as a Schedule I prohibited substance that lacks medical utility or adequate safety. In January, the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruled that the US Drug Enforcement Administration had acted properly when …

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Jul 06

Will the California Supreme Court save medical marijuana?

Will the California Supreme Court conserve medical cannabis? Nearby jurisdictions could not, in accordance to the appeals-court ruling, actively contravene federal law with health-related-marijuana-distribution permits, charges, mandates for lab testing or other ordinance laws. As a end result, progressive California towns … Read through more on Sacramento News & Assessment Dilemmas over health care pot …

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May 07

California: Supreme Court Upholds Authority Of Cities To Prohibit Medical Marijuana Facilities

The California Supreme Court ruled today that municipalities possess the legal authority to prohibit the establishment of medical cannabis dispensaries. The unanimous ruling upheld a 4th District Court of Appeals opinion (City of Riverside v. Inland Empire Patients’ Health and Wellness Center, Inc.) which held that local zoning measures banning the establishment of brick-and-mortar facilities …

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