State Set To Defend Marijuana Law For First Time In Filing With U.S. Supreme Court

Friday is the deadline for Colorado to submit a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in defense of its recreational marijuana law.

COLORADO:  Friday is the deadline for Colorado to submit a filing to the U.S. Supreme Court in defense of its recreational marijuana law. The filing is in response to a legal challenge from Nebraska and Oklahoma that says the legalization of recreational marijuana violates the U.S. Constitution. “Colorado has created a system that legalizes, promotes and facilitates Read the full article…

The New Clash Over Cannabis

Pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on legal pot, and perhaps soon.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The Obama administration and many congressional Republicans have been loath to go anywhere near the experiment with marijuana legalization in Colorado and other states. But pressure is mounting on Washington to take a stand on pot, and perhaps soon. In a lawsuit filed last month with the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys general Read the full article…

Kansas Mulls Joining Marijuana Lawsuit Against Colorado

Attorney General has been considering legal action against Colorado's marijuana legalization for months.

KANSAS:  Kansas hasn’t decided whether to join a lawsuit filed by other states against Colorado over its legalization of marijuana even though the two states share a border. Spokeswoman Jennifer Rapp said Friday that Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been considering legal action against Colorado for months. But she said in an email that Read the full article…

A Great Plains Border War, Over Cannabis

Nebraska and Oklahoma are saying their neighbor, Colorado, is not doing enough to contain the evil weed within its borders.

COLORADO:  Nebraska and Oklahoma have sued Colorado over marijuana, saying their neighbor is not doing enough to contain the evil weed within its borders. In the lawsuit, filed with the United States Supreme Court, the states say that so much legal Colorado cannabis is being carried illegally into their territory that it amounts to a “direct assault Read the full article…