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  • Vote Against Marijuana Taxes in Washington

    The proposed vote measure is so silly and so meaningless that until this week it had received virtually no media play. But on one level it matters. On Washington State voting ballots this year, there is an advisory vote — Advisory Vote No. 8 to be exact — on whether Washington State cannabis businesses should receive tax breaks to which they are technically required.

    18 readers - Canna Law Blog™
  • Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom

    This article will address some of the common symbolism found in the modern American courtroom and answers common questions such as, why does a judge wears a black robe? Why is the judge’s bench elevated? This article will address some of the traditions and symbolism present in a typical American courtroom.

    4 readers - Ohio DUI | OVI Blog
    • Marijuana Bars: Makes Sense to Us

      Washington and Colorado both prohibit consuming marijuana in public. In both states, consuming marijuana in most hotels, clubs, and bars is also generally forbidden due to both public consumption and general smoking laws. And don’t even think about using marijuana at the retail storefronts from which you buy it as doing that could jeopardize the dispensary’s license.
      4 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • Cannabis Promises to Keep

      For most of our clients in Illinois, Nevada, and Washington, the heady days of applying for state marijuana business licenses are behind them. These states have either reviewed or are still reviewing the application submissions, which included operating plans and financials and criminal histories. In those applications, especially in competitive states, the applicants made state ...
      4 readers - Robert Mcvay/ Canna Law Blog™
    • On The Separation of Church and Pot

      A Seattle church located in uber-hip Capitol Hill (Mt. Calvary Christian Center) is protesting against Uncle Ike’s, a state licensed cannabis retailer that has opened up shop next door. The church’s lead pastor claims that a cannabis retailer located within 1,000 feet of his church is “an indictment of where our society has come.
      3 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™

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    • Cannabis Promises to Keep

      …For most of our clients in Illinois, Nevada, and Washington, the heady days of applying for state marijuana business licenses are behind them. These states have either reviewed or are still reviewing the application submissions, which included operating plans and financials and criminal histories. In those applications, especially in competitive…

      4 readers - Robert Mcvay/ Canna Law Blog™
    • Symbolism in the Modern American Courtroom

      … of the National Archives Building in downtown Washington, DC. It dwells there as a living reminder of our ideals. Attorney Charles M. Rowland II dedicates his practice to defending the accused drunk driver in the Miami Valley and throughout Ohio. He has the credentials and the experience to win your case and has made himself Dayton’s choice for drunk…

      4 readers - Ohio DUI | OVI Blog
    • Lawsuit To Stop Cities From Banning Marijuana

      …Tomorrow our cannabis lawyers will be in Chelan County Superior Court arguing to stop the City of Wenatchee from banning marijuana dispensaries within its city limits. To grossly summarize, our position is that because Washington voters chose to legalize marijuana throughout the entire state, no city should be able to override that vote. In other…

      3 readers - Canna Law Blog™
    • Marijuana Bars: Makes Sense to Us

      …Washington and Colorado both prohibit consuming marijuana in public. In both states, consuming marijuana in most hotels, clubs, and bars is also generally forbidden due to both public consumption and general smoking laws. And don’t even think about using marijuana at the retail storefronts from which you buy it as doing that could jeopardize…

      4 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • On The Separation of Church and Pot

      … and well within 1,000 feet of the church; this liquor store has been there for years — without any protest — despite alcohol’s obvious harms. Washington State law prohibits cannabis businesses form locating within 1,000 feet of the various types of places listed in WAC 314-55-050(10). That list does not include religious institutions. Mt Calvary’s lead…

      3 readers - Hilary Bricken/ Canna Law Blog™
    • High Times in Trade Secrets

      … their pets. There are doggie day spas, specialty cat foods, and pet therapists. Legalization of marijuana is a highly controversial political issue. Twenty-three states have already passed some form of marijuana decriminalization law. Colorado and Washington have essentially made cannabis as legal as alcohol for people over twenty-one. At least fourteen…

      2 readers - Anthony Orler/ Trading Secrets
    • Illinois MMJ: Some Cities Comply with State Law, Others Defy It

      …With such a hodgepodge of marijuana laws and policies among states, cities, and towns, it’s hard to resist juxtaposing a few from time to time. Such recent posts include “Oregon and Washington: A Tale of Two Recreational Marijuana Laws” and “Our Nation’s Capital: Marijuana Microcosm.” Today we focus on two Illinois municipalities: East Peoria City…

      3 readers - Rebecca Millican/ Canna Law Blog™
    • MJ Co-Ops: DOA?

      … Say No!"On the other hand, it may adopt the response that federal banking regulators have thus far revealed with respect the requests of the governors of Colorado and Washington for regulatory guidance to banks on banking "legitimate" marijuana businesses in their states: The Mount Rushmore Response. This involves impassive staring and no audible…

      2 readers - Kevin Funnell/ Bank Lawyer's Blog
    • The Defence of Fort McHenry

      … of Washington and the White House, and the successful defense was a badly needed inspiration. Key wrote a poem called The Defence of Fort McHenry. Later set to music, it is now known as The Star Spangled Banner. O! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved home and the war's desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heav'n…

      3 readers - Kent Scheidegger/ Crime and Consequences Blog
    • Colorado Supreme Court to Hear Marijuana Employment Case

      … in Colorado and Washington, where recreational marijuana use is legalized, routinely warn of companies' zero-tolerance policy. Basically, it's: "do not bother to apply if you use marijuana." This Dish Network case tests the legality of that policy. Employers, like this Blogger, see the advantage of a drug-free workplace: more focus on the job [who wants…

      4 readers - Timothy P. Flynn/ The Law Blogger
    • 9/11 and the Saudis and State Secrecy

      … to this day. Indeed, Congressmen must go through numerous security reviews before they can read the document in a secure room in Washington, D.C. What kind of secret and clandestine information can be found in such a guarded document? Since it is top-secret, we can only go by the reviews of people who have read the report. What is found in that report…

      29 readers - Lawrence E. Rafferty/ Jonathan Turley