Last updated on: 3/14/2003 | Author: ProCon.org

we added in pdf format

– we added in pdf format a federal court ruling (in San Francisco) that refused to grant a preliminary injunction blocking the U.S. government from prosecuting medical marijuana users in California. The judge stated, “As there is no distinction between manufacturing and distribution, for which there is no medical necessity defense, it follows that there is no medical necessity defense for other prohibitions in the CSA [Controlled Substances Act], such as possession of marijuana.” The plaintiffs indicated they will appeal. To read in pdf format, click here.