Lawsuit targets medical marijuana registration, taxes

The newest lawsuit is at least the fifth related to medical marijuana implementation. Durbin’s law firm is involved with four of them.

Vargas, the medical marijuana patient involved in the newest lawsuit, also filed a suit Wednesday against the city of Weatherford with her husband, Michael Vargas, who wants to open a dispensary. The lawsuit seeks to prevent the city from enforcing two ordinances it passed that would restrict medical marijuana businesses.

The ordinances would require dispensary owners to obtain a business permit from the city, allow the city to conduct surprise inspections, limit their hours and prohibit dispensaries from opening on more at