Case of Bungled Pot Raid on Tomato-Loving Family Revived Anew

The bizarre case of a Kansas sheriff’s department that mistook tomato plants and loose-leaf tea for evidence of a marijuana grow and accordingly launched a SWAT-style raid on an innocent suburban family will return to a lower court for a third crack at a judgment.

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Vape Supplier’s Stock Tanked as City Bans Took Hold, Class Claims

Greenlane Holdings, one of North America’s largest sellers of cannabis accessories and liquid nicotine products, has been hit with a securities class action alleging the company and underwriters misled the public about its April 2019 initial public offering by withholding crucial information about a key supplier.

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Pot Possession Not Probable Cause

The Maryland Court of Appeals ruled that police officers unlawfully searched a man after smelling marijuana in his car and observing a joint in the center console. The officers did not have probable cause to believe the man was in possession of a criminal amount of marijuana, and possession of less than 10 grams of pot is a civil – not an arrestable – offense. 

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Overkill

A man claims in a federal complaint that Pennsylvania state troopers punched and kicked him in his own home, broke two teeth, critically damaged his eye, and called his wife “a fucking liar” for telling them he was recovering from open-heart surgery and that the two marijuana plants they found in the back yard were to assist his wife with her back pain.

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