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​There is no constitutional right in California to obtain medical marijuana, according to an Orange County Superior Court judge. The judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit filed by a blind San Clemente medical marijuana patient who said she had a state constitutional right in California to cannabis to help her cope with cerebral palsy and other illnesses.

Judge Tam Nomoto Schumann showed an unbecoming heartless streak as she granted a motion to dismiss Malinda Traudt‘s lawsuit against the city of Dana Point, Calif. Her attorney, Jeffrey Schwartz, vowed to appeal, reports the Long Beach Press-Telegram.
Traudt buys medical marijuana from Beach Cities Collective in Dana Point, and is trying to stop the city’s attempts to shut down the dispensary.

Photo: Miguel Vasconcellos/The Orange County Register
Shelly White feeds her daughter, Malinda Traudt, peanut butter balls after Malinda started showing signs of being in pain. White is afraid officials at the city of Dana Point will close a local dispensary where she gets medical marijuana to treat her daughter’s severe osteoporosis pain and cerebral palsy.

​A September trial date has been set for a lawsuit brought by a blind woman with cerebral palsy and epilepsy who is trying to stop the city of Dana Point, California from shutting down a collective that supplies her with medical marijuana.

A Superior Court judge on Monday scheduled a trial date of September 20 for San Clemente resident Malinda Traudt, 29, according to The Associated Press.
Traudt’s attorney, Jeffrey Schwartz, argued that her lawsuit, filed last week, should be put on a “fast track” because Traudt has “serious, life-threatening health problems” and may not live long enough for it to go through the normal legal process, reports Vik Jolly at The Orange County Register.