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Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Ban On Federal Prosecutions Of State-Legal Cannabis
800 600 Mark Francis

Chalk Up Another Win For The Medical Cannabis Movement! Yesterday a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit ruled that the Federal Department of Justice (DOJ) cannot prosecute individuals who stay within compliance with state-level cannabis laws. This ruling is very significant because the DOJ was previously misinterpreting the Rohrabacher-Farr…

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US Senate Appropriations Committee Passes Federal “Get Out Of Jail Free Card” Amendment For State Legal Medical Cannabis Business
800 533 Mark Francis

Recently the medical cannabis industry was re-issued their yearly metaphorical “get out of jail free card”. This card is not as wonderful as it may at first seem via this classic Monopoly metaphor, as it only strictly offers protection to medical cannabis businesses operating precisely within compliance of state law. This metaphorical card comes from the Federal Congress,…

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