A federal judge in Missouri ruled in favor of a Pennsylvania investor who sued the state’s medical cannabis regulators over a residency requirement for MMJ business owners.

The Missouri rule required that medical marijuana businesses be at least 51% owned by state residents, defined as those who had lived in Missouri for at least one year.

Mark Toigo’s lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services argued that the residency rule violated the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution, among other things.

Full article at MJ Biz