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Judge Rejects Medical Marijuana Users’ Housing Bias Claims

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development won its bid to dismiss a civil suit challenging the denial of Section 8 housing benefits to medical marijuana users because the drug remains illegal under federal law, a federal court said.

A $29 Billion Weed Market Fights to Diversify Amid Legal Hurdles

Recreational marijuana is now legal in half the states, and many have turned to social equity licenses to help diversify an expanding but overwhelmingly White industry valued last year at nearly $29 billion, according to one projection. But the rollout of the programs has been flawed, sparking criticism and legal challenges. 

Thailand Unveils Rules to Classify Cannabis as Narcotics Again

Thailand has issued a draft regulation to reclassify cannabis as narcotics from next year as Prime Minister <-bsp-person state="{"_id":"00000190-23c8-d5f2-a594-f7ec96370000","_type":"00000160-6f41-dae1-adf0-6ff519590003"}">Srettha Thavisin’s government seeks to clamp down on rampant recreational use of marijuana.

Enough Evidence Supported Pot Possession Convictions, Court Says

A district court considered sufficient evidence, witness testimony, and correctly chose not to suppress statements that resulted in two Mexican citizens being convicted of marijuana possession with intent to distribute one hundred kilograms or more, the Fifth Circuit sitting en banc ruled Friday.

How Marijuana Is Both Legal and Illegal in the U.S.

How do states legally get around the federal ban on cannabis, and what unique legal challenges do attorneys and businesses in the marijuana industry face?


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