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Monday, November 29, 2004

Oral Argument in Medical Marijuana Case

Early news reports focus on (1) Justice Breyer's comment this morning that patients who want relief from the federal government's stance against the medical use of marijuana should take their pleas to federal drug regulators before coming to the Court, as well as (2) several justices' references to America's large problem with drug addiction.  Souter and Scalia were also described as skeptical of the patients' arguments.

Some of the sources:

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/2004/11/oral_argument_i.html

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