September 2, 2016 •
Group Files First Amendment Challenge Over Alabama Ethics Class
The Marijuana Policy Project, a Washington, D.C. based nonprofit advocate for reforming marijuana laws, and the Institute for Justice filed a First Amendment challenge in federal court to Alabama’s training requirement for lobbyists.
The training class is mandatory and held four times a year in Montgomery.
The Marijuana Policy Project is asking the court to block the burdensome requirement as it infringes on the right to talk to government officials about matters of public policy.
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