Carl Olsen Wins in Court Again Against Iowa Board of Pharmacy; Trial Set for January 4th


From Carl Olsen’s blog:

Polk County Iowa Dis­trict Court Judge Scott Rosen­berg ruled against the Iowa Board of Pharmacy’s motion to dis­miss today in Carl Olsen v. Iowa Board of Phar­macy, No. CVCV045505. Rea­son­ing that fail­ure of the board to advise the leg­is­la­ture annu­ally, as required by Iowa law, was an ongo­ing injury capa­ble of rep­e­ti­tion, the court ruled there was an actual con­tro­versy between the par­ties. The judge also held that the enact­ment of med­ical mar­i­juana laws in 19 juris­dic­tions cre­ated a pub­lic inter­est that pre­vented dis­missal of the case before trial. Trial is sched­uled for Jan­u­ary 4, 2014, at the Polk County Cour­t­house.

This is good news; more importantly, the judge’s ruling acknowledges there is merit to Carl’s legal argument. From page five of the ruling denying the Board’s motion to dismiss:

In reviewing the Petition for Judicial Review, the Petitioner makes
allegations that the usage of marijuana…

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