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Ex-NFLer’s Cannabis Decriminalization Lawsuit May Be Heading To The Supreme Court

Marvin Washington Cannabis Lawsuit

In July 2017, retired NFLer, Marvin Washington, along with four other plaintiffs, filed a lawsuit against then Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DEA in the Southern District of New York. The other plaintiffs in the case were two young children and a military veteran who relied on medical marijuana to treat chronic conditions. In view of legalization in numerous states, Washington and his fellow plaintiffs sought to have marijuana decriminalized at the national level. The lawsuit makes for interesting and educational reading demonstrating how marijuana came to find itself at the top of the government’s Schedule I drug classification.

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The Blitz – 1/21/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review ?Tweet of the Week: X x x x x x ?Read of the Week: Michigan State officials couldn’t be bothered to drive three miles to watch Larry Nassar sentencing https://t.co/h2lG7suX8O Strong reporting via @DanWetzel — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 17, 2018

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The Blitz 1/14/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week in Review ?Read of the Week: “At this rate, the #NFL’s #concussion protocol is nothing more than words on paper. The only thing they appear to value less are the players on the field.” @donnovanbennett has some worthy suggestions if the NFL really wanted to …

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The Blitz 1/7/18

The Blitz

Essential Sports & Sports Law News Week In Review ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement #NFL #Concussion Lawyers Question Expert’s Analysis of Attorney Fees https://t.co/0v1KrFgGaa via @MMitchellTLI — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) January 5, 2018 Part 4 (and the final part) of my series on Concussion Settlement FAQs Part 4 of my …

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The Blitz 10/29/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/22/17 – 10/28/17 ?Tweet of the Week: I talk better in court. You think lawyers speak Latin at home? “Ergo, I respectfully request that opposing seatmate pass the salt.” No. — The Cranky Lawyer ? (@eleebeck) October 24, 2017
Most of the stuff I …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News  Week of September 3, 2017 ?Tweet of the Week: This week we have a tie: High school football is 7 times more likely than lightning to cause catastrophic injury. Yet we clear the stadium at sound of thunder. — Kent Johnson (@37919KJ) September 2, 2017

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News August 20, 2017 – Week in Review Tweet of the Week: “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are”
-Ben Franklin pic.twitter.com/MSRtHDVRBe — Justin Britt (@JustinBritt68) August 19, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Is the

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The Blitz Special Edition 8/6/17

The Blitz

Concussions, CTE & Cannabis ?Concussion Discussion: There have been a lot of #CTE articles lately-but-please don’t skip this one. It’s good. Really good. https://t.co/y3s0KpS4cK via @jasongay — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 30, 2017 .#NFL Brain Trust declares #CTE afflicts the US population not just football related. HOFers have

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The Blitz

The Blitz

IMPORTANT SPORTS & SPORTS LAW NEWS JULY 24-30, 2017 Tweet of the Week: BREAKING NEWS: in need of a QB, and refusing to sign Colin Kaepernick, the Jets have signed Hall of Famer Otto Graham, who died in 2003. — Dave Zirin (@EdgeofSports) July 28, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: Study That 110 Out Of 111 …

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The Blitz July 4 – 9, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be NFL’ers. Teach them hoops or baseball instead. Or the law. There will be lawyers. — Matthew Page (@N242DB) July 5, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane CHL Minimum Wage Lawsuit Quite possible the finances of the QMJHL’s 18 teams will be made public in …

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