Nevada’s pot distribution law called unconstitutional

BY FRANCIS MCCABE
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

A District Court judge declared the state’s law allowing medical marijuana distribution unconstitutional on Friday, calling it “ridiculous” and “absurd.”

In a strongly worded order, Judge Donald Mosley dismissed a drug trafficking case against Nathan Hamilton and Leonard Schwingdorf, who said they had supplied the herb to patients unable to grow it themselves.

“It is apparent to the Court that the statutory scheme set out for the lawful distribution of medical marijuana is either poorly contemplated or purposely constructed to frustrate the implementation of constitutionally mandated access to the substance,” Mosley wrote in his decision.

 

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