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‘Zombie Law’ Cited in Court Fight Over Mississippi Marijuana

Attorneys trying to block a Mississippi medical marijuana program say the state is using a “zombie law” about old congressional districts to defend how an initiative landed on the ballot. Voters in November approved Initiative 65, which requires the state …

Mississippi Defends Medical Marijuana Initiative Against ‘Baseless’ Suit

A mayor’s lawsuit is making baseless arguments as it seeks to overturn a medical marijuana initiative that Mississippi voters approved, state attorneys said in court papers filed Monday. Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler filed the lawsuit in late October. She …

Voter-Approved Mississippi Medical Marijuana Program Threatened by Lawsuit

A court fight threatens to block a Mississippi medical marijuana program before the program even gets started. Voters on Nov. 3 approved a medical marijuana initiative by a wide margin – about 58%, according to certified results. The initiative amends …

Mississippi Voters Approve Statewide Medical Marijuana Program

The Mississippi Department of Health has been working around the clock to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the agency will be responsible for starting a statewide medical marijuana program within the next nine months. Uncertified election results show 74% …