As marijuana laws change and our government begins the process of regulating - not prohibiting - the plant, it's expected that lawsuits will help correct bad policy. Just this year, the Texas Department of State Health Services overstepped their authority, banning the sale of smokable hemp, a product that is legal to possess and consume in our state. There's an injunction in place, keeping them from enforcing this unlawful rule, and the case is scheduled to be heard in February.
At the federal level, researchers and attorneys are suing the DEA to obtain access to high quality cannabis for research purposes. Hear from the attorneys directly involved in these cases for background on their lawsuits and their outlook on the future.