Supreme Court Refuses to Consider States’ Lawsuit Against Recreational Cannabis

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a lawsuit from Nebraska and Oklahoma against Colorado’s regulated sales of marijuana for recreational use, removing a major threat to the multibillion-dollar state-legal cannabis industry. Possession of marijuana for any reason outside limited research remains a federal crime, and marijuana reform advocates feared an unfavorable ruling would take a wrecking ball to laws in four states that allow recreational pot sales and medical marijuana laws in many others. Colorado’s neighbors argued [...]

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