Category: Cannabis in the Courts

Will Pot + RICO Challenge State’s Federalist Trend?

Writing in The Washington Post, legal commentator Jonathan H. Adler outlines both the context and challenges facing “legal” marijuana now that a law targeting gangsters is being used for civil resistance to state pot reforms. We’ve reported before… Read More

Legal Pot Might Be Sued Out of Business

A ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit is raising eyebrows in the legal marijuana industry and the Denver weekly newspaper Westword warns that the litigation “… is based on federal racketeering laws, that… Read More

Deep-Dive Story Outlines Lawsuits, Pesticide Issues For Marijuana

It turns out that marijuana consumer seek the same “organic” and pesticide-free products that consumers seek in other agricultural products. The Slate magazine website has published a deep-dive into some of the legal and consumer issues facing the… Read More