Bigger reasons are the fairness issue under the Equal Protection Clause, and we’re also asking the Supreme Court to revisit their Raich case.” The primary holding of Gonzales v. As such, noted Moss, “We’re basically asking the Supreme Court to overrule themselves to say that that case is not good law anymore.” Read more at https://www.cannabisbusinessexecutive.com/2023/08/cannabis-retailer-denied-citizenship-plans-scotus-appeal/ We didn’t get it because of the summary judgment, but we believe it’s mandatory in the naturalization context, and that is one of the reasons we’re asking for certiorari with the Supreme Court, but it’s not the only reason. Raich (2005) was that state laws permitting the medical use of marijuana do not prevent Congress from prohibiting its use for any purpose in those states under the Commerce Clause. Reimers v.
Cannabis Business Executive reports on what could become a very interesting cannabis case which if it makes its way to the SC will open a very lively can of worms
In response to a ruling in June by the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirming a lower court summary judgment denying Maria Elena Reimers the right to become a naturalized citizen, a lawyer for the Washington state dispensary owner says that her client has given the green light to appeal the case to the United States Supreme Court.Reimers...
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