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U.S. Supreme Court:State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted

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Washington,DC --The U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a landmark decision today in which California state courts found that its medical marijuana law was not preempted by federal law. The state appellate court decision from November 28,2007,ruled that "it is not the job of the local police to enforce the federal drug laws."The case,involving Felix Kha,a medical marijuana patient from Garden Grove,was the result of a wrongful seizure of medical marijuana by local police in June 2005. Medical marijuana advocates hailed today's decision as a huge victory in clarifying law enforcement's obligation to uphold state law. Advocates assert that better adherence to state medical marijuana laws by local police will result in fewer needless arrests and seizures...

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