Marijuana facing uphill federal battle in California


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Hopes were quite high for the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ consideration of a case that would have tested the federal legality of medical marijuana in the Western United states, including California.
Unfortunately, the court dashed the hopes of medical cannabis supporters when it announced Monday that it would not hear oral arguments in the case. What does that mean? LA Weekly has the four-one-one.