Proposed marijuana company files suit

County rejected bid for permit earlier

Posted: January 12, 2018 at 1:06 a.m.

In this Jan. 1, 2018 photo, marijuana plants are for sale at Harborside marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is going after legalized marijuana. Sessions is rescinding a policy that had let legalized marijuana flourish without federal intervention across the country. That's according to two people with direct knowledge of the decision. (AP Photo/Mathew Sumner)

A company wanting to cultivate marijuana sued Washington County after the Quorum Court rejected its bid for a permit.

Background

The state Medical Marijuana Commission is considering applications to license five cultivation sites and 32 dispensaries. Voters approved a constitutional amendment last year legalizing medical marijuana for patients with certain qualifying medical conditions.

Source: Staff report

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