Arizona law firm ordered to pay $150K for meritless marijuana suit

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Arizona’s highest court has concurred that a Phoenix law firm must pay roughly $150,000 in legal fees for filing a frivolous lawsuit against the town of Snowflake and Copperstate Farms, a large medical cannabis grower.

The suit challenged Snowflake’s decision in 2016 to issue a permit allowing Copperstate to cultivate marijuana in a greenhouse previously used to grow tomatoes and cucumbers, Capitol Media Services reported.

The news service also reported that Copperstate became the largest medical marijuana cultivation facility in the state.

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