Center for Legal Cannabis

Oct 22 | More Than 1.5M Would Be Eligible For Medical Marijuana

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Nearly half a million Floridians could be getting a legitimate high if voters approve a constitutional amendment making medical marijuana legal.

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Oct 22 | Guest post: Why the Yakama Nation opposes state’s ‘legal’ marijuana on its land

When it comes to marijuana, legal or otherwise, the Yakama Nation in central Washington says it wants no part of it.

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Oct 22 | Marijuana zoning hearing set for Nov. 13

EVERETT -- The Snohomish County Council on Monday scheduled a Nov. 13 hearing on permanent zoning regulations related to the legal sale of production of marijuana in unincorporated areas.

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Oct 21 | Colorado alone in toleration of guns at marijuana stores, counsel says

State and federal authorities have allowed marijuana businesses to keep firearms in-house in Colorado because of the danger posed by operating a cash-only business, a legal expert said Monday.

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Oct 21 | Current Local I-502 Regulations (or Bans) in Washington Cities and Counties.

As part of our ongoing efforts to apprise you of those cities and counties in Washington that will immediately allow for (or ban) I-502 operations, we’ve re-published our running list of I-502 regulations and moratoria in Washington State. We’ll be updating this blog post as regularly as we can and as new ordinances and/or bans develop.

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Oct 21 | Top 5 reforms needed for Washington’s medical marijuana industry

Back in 1998, Washington’s decision to follow California into an experiment with medical marijuana was radical. (See an earlier Seattle Times news story.) But 15 years in, after voters went for the exciting new thing in Initiative 502’s legalized recreation marijuana last fall, medical marijuana now seems be viewed as a late-’90s Honda Prelude, hardly worth its scrap value.

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Oct 21 | Prosecutors ask to dismiss charges in alleged medical marijuana ruse - for now

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The government has asked that charges be dismissed in an alleged multi-county marijuana operation until police finish compiling evidence to present to a grand jury.

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Oct 21 | Group plans ‘medical cannabis transfer station’

A medical marijuana group, the Alternative Pain Management Club of Hawaii, has cancelled a meeting it said was scheduled for today with County Prosecutor Mitch Roth, but a spokesman said the group plans to establish a “medical cannabis transfer station” — with or without the blessing of local law enforcement.

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Oct 21 | Another Medical Marijuana Defendant Being Bullied to Plead Guilty by Department of Justice

San Diego CA - Just days after legal cannabis patient RonnieChang’s federal incarceration came to an end freeing him to return to his elderly mother, Crispin Price sits in court with his attorney, federal defender, Bridget Kennedy and hopes he will not have to go to prison too - even though he also followed California medical cannabis laws and took all measures to comply with them.

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Oct 21 | Missouri Man Serving Life In Prison Without Parole For Marijuana Convictions

When I met Jeff Mizanskey’s son at a Show-Me Cannabis Regulation statewide meeting in 2012, I already knew about countless nightmares peaceful citizens had suffered because of cannabis prohibition, but I could hardly believe there was someone in Missouri serving life without parole for a cannabis-only offense. After meeting Jeff in the Jefferson City maximum security prison and reviewing his legal records, I know this is a nightmare he will die in prison with if we on the outside do not help.

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Sean Cecil, Attorney Canna Law Group