Supreme Court Denies Hawaii Church Marijuana Exemption

  • Supreme Court Denies Hawaii Church Marijuana Exemption as SCOTUS won’t take up an appeal from a Native American church in Hawaii that wants to be exempt from federal marijuana laws.
  • President Obama has now commuted the sentences of over 1,000 federal drug offenders with announcement last week of another 79 commutations.
  • The use and possession of marijuana by adults becomes legal in Massachusetts on December 15, but state lawmakers are considering passing regulations to delay or possibly eliminate other features of legalization passed by over 1.7 million voters.
  • Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is seeking a change in the law to redistribute marijuana taxes to efforts to house the homeless. The