Marijuana

Marijuana: Judge rejects argument pot contracts can't be enforced -- and attorney's okay with it

In August, we told you about a major court ruling in which an Arapahoe County judge found that because marijuana is illegal at the federal level, medical marijuana contracts can't be enforced. Attorney Rob Corry subsequently (and somewhat reluctantly) made this same argument on behalf of a client, even though he's among the state's most vocal marijuana-reform activists. Now, a Denver judge has rejected it, and Corry's not griping.
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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