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August 19 2016: Week in Review: Big Legal Victory, Nervous Credit Union & Unrequited Love in MA

By Omar Sacirbey and John Schroyer // Marijuana Business Daily Week in Review: Big Legal Victory, Nervous Credit Union & Unrequited Love in MA The marijuana industry scores a big legal victory, a credit union in Alaska gets cold feet, and

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Supreme Court Dismisses Colorado Marijuana Case

h/t NORML by Tom Angell The United States Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a case against Colorado that could have dealt a devastating blow to legal marijuana laws in a growing number of states. The lawsuit, which Nebraska and Oklahoma

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Chernis Law Group Wins Motion In Los Angeles Superior Court Suppressing Evidence From Marijuana Cultivation and Butane Extraction

On March 10, 2015, an LAPD Detective (with five officers in tow, all in raid jackets), knocked on the door of our client’s home located in Winnetka, a suburb of Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley. The Detective received

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Chernis Law Group Wins Motion In Federal Court Suppressing Drug Evidence

On November 23, 2010, our client Ms. Johnson was stopped by the San Bernardino Police Department (SBPD”) while driving a car borrowed from a friend. The arresting officer claimed he stopped Ms. Johnson for having illegally tinted car windows. In

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Final Arguments in Schedule I Hearing; Decision Expected in March

h/t The Leaf Online by Jeremy Daw Judge Kimberly Mueller subjected both prosecution and defense attorneys to pointed questioning in the final hour of a federal hearing to determine the constitutionality of the continued classification of cannabis under Schedule I.

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U.S. judge in California considers argument marijuana law unconstitutional

h/t Reuters by Sharon Bernstein (Reuters) – A federal judge hearing the case of nine men accused of illegally growing marijuana in California said Wednesday she was taking very seriously arguments by their attorneys that the federal government has improperly

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