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Get Up, Stand Up - Dispensary Challenges City’s Local Permitting Decision in Court

USA - August 29 2022 As we predicted back in April, disputes between medical cannabis businesses and counties or municipalities over local zoning ordinances and permits…

Jason Fortenberry

Assessing the Playing Field After Mississippi’s Medical Cannabis Opt-Out Deadline Expires

USA - May 5 2022 May 4th celebrates Star Wars, and May 5th is Cinco de Mayo. While not as popular, May 3rd still likely means a lot of different things to a lot of…

Elizabeth M. Boone, Jason Fortenberry, Erin D. Saltaformaggio

Attorney General Garland reconfirms the DOJ’s hands-off approach toward federal marijuana prosecution

USA - May 2 2022 Attorney General Merrick Garland has reiterated that the Department of Justice will not prioritize prosecuting marijuana use, a position that Garland…

Rachel M. LaBruyere

Don’t tell me this town ain’t got no heart: Mississippi’s Attorney General opines on a city’s ability to regulate medical cannabis businesses

USA - April 21 2022 What promises to be the first of a litany of legal interpretations of the new Mississippi Medical Cannabis Act (MMCA), Attorney General Lynn Fitch…

Jonathan M. Barnes, Whitt Steineker

Let’s Get This Show on the Road: MSDH Releases First Drafts of Medical Cannabis Regulations

USA - April 13 2022 On April 8, the Mississippi Department of Health (MSDH) used a Friday news dump to release good news on the Mississippi medical cannabis front. We…

Whitt Steineker