Pot Attys Hope Mass. Top Court Curbs Local Regulatory Clout

Law360 (February 8, 2021, 5:27 PM EST) -- Massachusetts cannabis attorneys are hoping a case recently argued before the state's top court helps upend a regulatory process that some feel has let cities and towns exploit recreational sellers through excessive fees.

Mederi Inc. sued the city of Salem after it jumped through all the necessary hoops to open an adult-use marijuana business, only to be denied a so-called host community agreement. But when the case was argued before the Supreme Judicial Court last week, the justices seemed more interested in an issue that was not disputed at the lower courts: the fact that Salem asked Mederi to pay more...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!