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State Net Capitol Journal: Ohio Attorney General Sues Toledo Over Pot Law
Posted on 9 Oct 2015 by State Net

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) has filed a lawsuit challenging parts of a new voter-approved marijuana ordinance in the city of Toledo because he says they contradict with state law and will encourage crime. The city’s “Sensible Marihuana... Read More

Drug Czar: California Pot Law Could Spark Lawsuit
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Federal officials haven't ruled out taking legal action if California voters approve a ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana use in the state, President Barack Obama's drug czar said Wednesday. In a... Read More

Raided Pot Providers Sue Feds
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

HELENA, Mont. - (AP) Two medical marijuana providers have accused the U.S. government of civil rights violations in what may be the first lawsuit of its kind in response to a federal crackdown on pot operations across the nation. The owners of Montana... Read More

Washington Court: Workers Can Be Fired Over Medical Marijuana
Posted on 10 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OLYMPIA, Wash. - (AP) Medical marijuana patients can be fired from their jobs in Washington state even if they only use the drug outside the workplace, the Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Justices said in their 8-1 decision that state law does... Read More

Arizona Sues Justice Department Over Medical Marijuana
Posted on 31 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona officials are taking the state's own medical marijuana law to court. Attorney General Tom Horne late Friday sued the U.S. Justice Department and other defendants on behalf of the state and Gov. Jan Brewer. The suit asks a federal... Read More