PatientsNotCriminals Press Conference In Utah 1/14/16

MMJ patients are not criminals

Published on Jan 14, 2016 via Libertas Institute UTAH:  Libertas Institute joins forces with a mass of patients for a #PatientsNotCriminals press conference to stress the need for the legalization of medical marijuana in Utah. Senator Mark Madsen’s cannabis proposal will be introduced in this coming legislative session.  

Lawyer Sues Warren, Michigan Over Medical Marijuana

The lawsuit, filed in Macomb Circuit Court by attorney Michael Greiner, also claims that Warren zoning officials, Police Commissioner Jere Green and Mayor Jim Fouts cooperated in a policy to shut down a medical-marijuana transfer center

MICHIGAN: A Warren lawyer filed a lawsuit Monday against the City of Warren that demands up to $5 million in damages on behalf of 23 state-approved medical-marijuana users who say they’ve been harassed and ticketed by Warren police. The lawsuit, filed in Macomb Circuit Court by attorney Michael Greiner, also claims that Warren zoning officials, Read the full article…

Colorado Supreme Court Upholds Firing Of Medical Marijuana-Smoking Dish Employee

Shaw, who in 1997 opened one of the first legal cannabis dispensaries in the US, received a lifetime achievement award at the confab, for her work as an activist in legalizing medical marijuana

COLORADO: The Colorado Supreme Court affirmed Monday a lower courts’ rulings to uphold the firing of an employee for using medical marijuana while not on duty. The case involved Dish Network employee Brandon Coats, a quadriplegic who smoked marijuana at home to control seizures. Coats failed a random drug test in 2010 and Dish, citing Read the full article…

Cannabis Freedom March In Seattle Is Saturday May 9th

The Cannabis Freedom March is Sat May 8th 11am-7pm

WASHINGTON: Medical marijuana is undergoing a sea change in Washington State after Governor Inslee signed SB 5052 into law, officially putting the state’s unregulated mmj dispensary system under the oversight of the LCB (Liquor and Cannabis Board) and integrating it into the I-502 recreational marijuana regulatory scheme. Hundreds of cannabis activists and community supporters are expected to Read the full article…

Man Fights For Right To Smoke Medical Marijuana In Casino Smoking Area

ResponsibleOhio is proposing, like the casino backers, to use the proceeds from taxes on marijuana to fund local public services.

NEW JERSEY:  A New Jersey man is considering suing for the right to use medical marijuana in an Atlantic City casino. Daniel Price’s lawyer, Michelle Douglass, says that Revel Casino Hotel failed to accommodate his disability when a security guard told him he could not take his marijuana into the casino last month. The 23-year-old Read the full article…

Colorado Supreme Court To Review “Lawful” Use Of Medical Marijuana

Brandon Coats says he was fired by Dish Network because of off-the-job medical-marijuana use.

COLORADO:  The Colorado Supreme Court agreed on January 27, 2014 to review a case holding that an employer did not violate the state’s “legal activities” law when it dismissed an employee who used “medical marijuana” while off duty. Coats v. Dish Network, No. 13SC394 (CO. Jan. 27, 2014).  For a detailed discussion of the facts of the case and Read the full article…