Germany Rejected Marijuana Legalization

Germany Rejects Recreational Cannabis

Recently, Germany rejected marijuana legalization, proposed in the “German Cannabis Control Bill” by the initiative of the German Green Party. The bill proposed the removal of cannabis from the list of Scheduled drugs on its Narcotics Act (the Betäubungsmittelgesetz or BtMG), and to regulate cannabis in a similar way to alcohol, with adults from 18 […]

South Dakota Law Officers Sue to Overturn Cannabis Legalization

South Dakota Law Officers Sue to Overturn Cannabis Legalization

Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom and South Dakota Highway Patrol Superintendent Rick Miller filed a lawsuit against marijuana legalization in South Dakota on Friday. With this lawsuit, they challenge the constitutional amendment recently passed by South Dakota voters that established the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state. South Dakota Constitutional Amendment A was passed […]

The MORE Act – Analysis of its implications

The MORE Act

  Recently, in an emailed statement, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer promised that the House would vote on the MORE Act in December, after postponing the MORE Act vote that was supposed to take place on September 21 indefinitely. At the time, it was reported that moderate Democrats expressed concern about voting on the MORE Act […]

Illinois Cannabis Licenses Delayed Until Spring 2021

illinois cannabis license delay

​Litigation surrounding Illinois first cohort of 75 cannabis dispensary licenses should be a warning for any state that has cannabis legalization plans, or election results to deal with. Illinois Dispensary License Applications are months behind schedule, with no end in sight. The five new legal states do not have to turn into a logjam of litigation that stalls […]