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April 17, 2019

Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says

The unlicensed shop sold cannabis containing paclobutrazol, a fungicide frequently used on golf course turf that the EPA classifies as a toxic chemical, City Attorney Mike Feuer said. The post Unlicensed LA Dispensary Sold Pesticide-Tainted Cannabis, City Says appeared first on Leafly.
June 13, 2019

California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale

A state appeals court ruled that California voters legalized possession of less than an ounce of cannabis by adults in 2016, with no exception even for those behind bars. The post California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t Inhale appeared first on Leafly.
July 17, 2019

Postal Carrier Caught in Conspiracy to Mail Cannabis

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A postal service worker has been convicted of intercepting packages of marijuana and delivering them to a drug dealer in return for cash payments. Federal prosecutors say Fred Rivers was convicted Tuesday on a conspiracy count but acquitted of taking bribes. […]
August 16, 2019

California Man Convicted of Torturing Cannabis Store Owner

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California man who previously escaped from jail and was on the run for a week was convicted Friday of kidnapping and torturing a marijuana dispensary owner who he mistakenly believed had buried large sums of money in the desert. […]
August 19, 2019

Cannabis Smell Isn’t Probable Cause, Maryland Court Rules

If you’re lighting up in Maryland, you can forget the Febreze. The state’s Court of Appeals has ruled that merely smelling cannabis is no longer grounds for police to search and arrest a person. The precedent-setting decision is the result of a 2014 state law […]
October 22, 2019

As licensing snafu drags on, Nevada cannabis industry braces for trial

Chris KudialisOctober 22, 2019   Share   Print (lucky-photographer/iStock) Andrew Jolley, founder of Las Vegas cannabis store The Source, felt like he hit the jackpot in December when the application scores for a small number of retail cannabis licenses were announced. After applying for eight […]