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Scotus On Medical Marijuana

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Scotus On Medical Marijuana

Scotus On Medical Marijuana

Scotus On Medical Marijuana

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on a case before the Supreme Court today examining the legality of marijuana for medical purposes. Californians approved a ballot initiative five years ago decriminalizing pot for "medical necessities," but the drug remains illegal in federal law. The federal government argues that its law preempts the state one, since it has exercised the right to make laws approving drugs. (7:25) Check out NPR News coverage of the Supreme Court.