In July, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sued the state for $150 million over the state’s lemon law, which requires people with a valid medical marijuana card to get a medical marijuana grow permit.
The law has led to the closure of dispensaries in the state, which is a violation of federal law, but also has led the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to review the law’s safety and efficacy.
Paxton’s suit was the second of its kind to be filed by the Texas Attorney Generals office this year.
A third, filed by Attorney General Scott Keller, sought to stop the law from taking effect.
Paolini’s lawsuit also names state regulators, including the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Commission on the Status of Marijuana and Marijuana Products, which oversees the state and is the primary authority on marijuana in the U