Appeals Court Rejects Disability Act as Means to Obtain Medical Pot
Call it a showdown between the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) – and in the end the feds came out on top once again.
On Tuesday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied four disabled medical marijuana patients from Orange County from utilizing the ADA as a means to legally access their medicinal pot. By a 2-1 vote, the federal appellate court ruled that U.S. law does not recognize medical cannabis because pot is a …More
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