Three of the four marijuana lawsuits filed against Colorado officials and businesses were organized and at least partially funded by out-of-state anti-drug organizations and socially conservative law firms, a Denver Post analysis shows.
As the cannabis industry starts going mainstream, marijuana marketing faces trademark and legal challenges.
Why the far-reaching racketeering lawsuits filed against Colorado marijuana businesses are a particularly dangerous development for the cannabis industry.
A high-profile racketeering lawsuit against a proposed Summit County marijuana shop and companies that did its banking, bonding and accounting settled in U.S. District Court earlier this month — a substantial victory for cannabis opponents hoping to stun legalization efforts in America.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is unimpressed with the U.S. Solicitor General’s recent brief urging the Supreme Court to not hear neighboring states’ challenge to Colorado’s recreational marijuana laws.
The U.S. government has taken Colorado’s side in a dispute with neighboring states over marijuana legalization and is urging the Supreme Court to not hear a major challenge to the state’s recreational cannabis laws.
In a motion that could throw federal enforcement of marijuana laws in Colorado into commotion, a lawyer at the center of one of the biggest criminal pot cases in the state’s legal-marijuana era is asking a judge to toss out the case against him.
For the first time since marijuana was legalized in Colorado, defense attorneys are poised to argue that cannabis intoxication played a key role in a homicide.
Does Colorado need legal spaces for the public consumption of marijuana? This cannabis law expert says the state needs to designate some areas for pot.
Will the Colorado Supreme Court’s recent ruling — which says businesses can fire employees for the use of medical marijuana — set a legal precedent in other U.S. states with legal MMJ?
A discussion about why marijuana concentrates are such a complex issue under the law, the common views of concentrates that are misguided and more.
Employers’ zero-tolerance drug policies trump Colorado’s medical marijuana laws, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday.
A Denver law firm that focuses on cannabis law has endowed a prestigious Colorado law school with a three-year, $45,000 professorship for marijuana law and policy, The Cannabist has learned exclusively.
Sheriffs and prosecutors from across Colorado and neighboring states filed a lawsuit Thursday in Denver federal district court challenging the constitutionality of Amendment 64, which legalized recreational marijuana use and sales.
Two lawsuits were filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado on Thursday morning against politicians, public servants and businesses to “end the sale of recreational marijuana in this state,” according to attorney David H. Thompson, who represents the plaintiffs in both cases.
With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, it’s not surprising that the Colorado cannabis lobbying industry is growing almost as fast as the plants.
In the most serious legal challenge to date against Colorado’s legalization of marijuana, two neighboring states have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down the history-making law. Colorado AG John Suthers said in a statement that the lawsuit is “without merit” and he will defend Colorado’s law.
The University of Denver — founded in 1864 and one of the most prestigious private universities in the U.S. — is going green. Soon students at DU’s Sturm College of Law will have the opportunity to take a class on cannabis law: Representing the Marijuana Client.
Colorado’s changing marijuana regulations: Whether changes will come from market forces or from the legislature is yet to be determined. But one thing is certain: The state’s caregiver model invites fraud.
Can a Colorado employer fire an employee for testing positive for marijuana? That controversial question is at the center of a new Colorado Supreme Court case, which held its first hearing on Tuesday morning. The top 20 tweets regarding the case:
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has dismissed the case of a marijuana business owner, saying that though his activities are legal under Colorado law, he is violating the federal Controlled Substances Act.
Only six months old, Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry starts a transformation Tuesday that could add hundreds of new pot businesses to the state and reconfigure the market’s architecture.
Police in some medical marijuana states who once routinely seized illegal pot plants by ripping them out by their roots and stashing them away in musty evidence rooms to die are now thinking twice about the practice.
There’s no escaping Colorado’s status as the poster child for legal recreational marijuana when visitors come to town, even — or especially — when Denver is trying to sell itself as the perfect site for a national political convention.
Imagine a green light for virtually any club, bar or concert to allow open consumption of marijuana provided it sold tickets and confined pot use to an open-air area not visible from outside. Can anyone seriously claim that’s what Coloradans voted for in 2012?