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Here’s How Oakland Thinks it Can Stop The U.S. From Shutting Pot Dispensaries

October 11, 2012 | 4:41 pm

Here’s How Oakland Thinks it Can Stop The U.S. From Shutting Pot Dispensaries

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In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, the cash-poor city of Oakland is trying to make the mighty United States of America stop enforcing its laws against the sale of marijuana. We wondered on what basis the city expects to prevail. The answer comes from the legal concept estoppel, which in plain English means something like “a […]

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