Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top US court

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Neighboring states challenge Colorado pot laws in top US court

“Marijuana flows from this gap into neighboring states, undermining … the adult recreational use of marijuana, joining Colorado and Washington state.
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A Battle Has Erupted Over Washington's Legal Cannabis Plazas

A major turf war has erupted in the grand experiment to legalize marijuana in the state of Washington. However, this battle is being waged with the …
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Two States Sue Colorado Over Marijuana

The state of Washington also legalized marijuana but the Nebraska attorney general says he's not suing them, because Nebraska, obviously, …
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Colorado's neighbors say they're spending too much on minor pot offenses. So maybe they should …

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Colorado's neighbors say they're spending too much on minor pot offenses. So maybe they should …

Nebraska and Oklahoma are suing Colorado to put an end to the state's recreational marijuana market. The 83-page lawsuit complains that “the State …
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Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge

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Colorado vows to defend pot law against states' challenge

While polls show more voters favoring the legalization of marijuana, law … Suthers speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. …. Washington state's legalization was supported by the sheriff of Kings …
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Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

… news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. Suthers promised to vigorously defend the state's historic law legalizing marijuana after …
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The Top 10 Marijuana Victories in 2014

Since the Marijuana Policy Project was founded 20 years ago, I've … how you weigh the legalization victories in Colorado and Washington in 2012. … MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN NEW YORK STATE: After 12 years of lobbying … MARIJUANA ON TRIBAL LANDS: This month, the U.S. Justice Department …
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Congress blocks feds from meddling with medical marijuana

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Congress blocks feds from meddling with medical marijuana

Congress blocks feds from meddling with medical marijuana … and the Drug Enforcement Administration to interfere with states where medical … Colorado and Washington allow recreational use and voters in Alaska and Oregon …
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Congress Lends States Power on Medical Marijuana Laws

538 of the bill, it notes the 32 states, including California, as well as the … The bill does not explicitly legalize the use of medical marijuana in states … Agricultural Act of 2014 by the DOJ or the Drug Enforcement Administration. … did note voter initiatives legalizing the drug in Colorad
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Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

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Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

Meanwhile, the attorney general in Washington state, which also in 2012 legalized marijuana for adults, stood by Colorado. Attorney General Bob …
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Washington AG offers statement on Oklahoma and Nebraska's marijuana lawsuit against Colorado

The Office of the Attorney General is the chief legal office for the state of Washington with attorneys and staff in 27 divisions across the state providing …
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2 states challenge Colorado's legal marijuana

Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning said the states have filed a lawsuit … Washington state also has legalized marijuana, but Bruning said …
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Hearing touts economic, social benefits of marijuana

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Hearing touts economic, social benefits of marijuana

He pointed out that Colorado and Washington, states where marijuana became legal this year, recently had to lower their revenue projections …
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2 states challenge Colorado marijuana legalization

Washington state also has legalized marijuana, but Bruning says Nebraska … He says his office will vigorously defend the marijuana law in the U.S. …
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Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over legal marijuana

The two states allege that Colorado's law is in violation of federal law. They say that they are suing just Colorado, and not Washington state where …
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Colorado's Marijuana Law Challenged by Nebraska, Oklahoma

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Colorado's Marijuana Law Challenged by Nebraska, Oklahoma

Washington became the second state to begin retail pot sales in July. … The Justice Department has chosen not to challenge state laws legalizing …
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The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

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The Federal Government Recognizes Battle Over Medical Marijuana

Over two million Americans use medical cannabis legally, 34 states and the District … The Road to Passing the Medical Marijuana CJS Amendment … Medical Cannabis Unity Conference and Lobby Day in Washington, DC … It is past time for the Justice Department to stop its unwarranted persecution of

National Momentum of Cannabis: The Good, The Bad, and the Future

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National Momentum of Cannabis: The Good, The Bad, and the Future

For Medical Marijuana Businesses in states with presently established … block the Justice Department from interfering with state-level medical marijuana … states such as California, Oregon, and Washington whose state legislatures, …
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Oklahoma and Nebraska Try to Force Pot Prohibition on Colorado

The two states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare that … year, the Justice Department decided against trying to block marijuana legalization in … to the ban on marijuana, the feds might force Colorado and Washington to …
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Oklahoma, Nebraska ask Supreme Court to overturn Colorado pot law

Marijuana is banned under federal law as a controlled substance, but a Justice Department memo issued last year outlined enforcement priorities for states … Washington state also legalized recreational pot in 2012, but that retail …
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Tough testing keeps some pot off Washington shelves

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Tough testing keeps some pot off Washington shelves

More than 13% of the marijuana and related products readied for sale in Washington state failed mandatory contaminant testing because they …
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Nebraska, Oklahoma File Federal Suit Against Colorado Over Marijuana Legalization

The regulation of recreational marijuana — as seen in programs currently in place in Colorado and Washington state, as well as those that will soon go …
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Nebraska and Oklahoma file lawsuit challenging Colorado's legalization of marijuana

Washington state also has legalized marijuana, but Bruning says Nebraska isn't suing over that law because it doesn't share a border with …
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