Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Medical Marijuana

A medical marijuana patient

hide captionA 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.

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The Supreme Court considers arguments on the legality of using marijuana for health reasons. The federal government is seeking to prosecute two California women who grow and use marijuana under medical supervision. NPR's Nina Totenberg reports.

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