County in Oregon files suit against state over cannabis regulations
A county in Oregon has filed a lawsuit from the continuing state in federal court, trying to invalidate Oregon’s cannabis legislation.
The Josephine County Board of Commissioners sued the State of Oregon, asserting that federal legislation, which considers cannabis unlawful, pre-empts the state legislation that legalized cannabis. Josephine County officials filed the suit prior to the U.S. District Court in Medford on 3 april.
Josephine County’s officials have traditionally been wanting to limit commercial cannabis production in the continuing state, stating that cannabis farms are really a nuisance. Continue reading »