Supreme Court to Rule on Medical Marijuana

A medical marijuana patient at a protest against DOJ raids in California.

A medical marijuana patient joins a protest outside California's state capitol against Justice Department raids and arrests at state-approved and licensed medical marijuana dispensaries. Kim Kulish /Corbis hide caption

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The Supreme Court hears arguments on whether states may permit the medical use of marijuana. The case revolves around a California resident who used marijuana to relieve pain from an inoperable brain tumor. Hear NPR's Nina Totenberg.

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