U.S. v. Steele Federal Judge Allows Medical Marijuana Defense

By Thomas

U.S. V Steele is a landmark cannabis case that could change federal medical marijuana law for all 50 states.

This is the first case that any defendant in the United States has been allowed to raise an affirmative medical marijuana defense in federal court.

Cormac J. Carney, is the presiding federal judge in U.S. v Smith. In a courageous and historic ruling he decided that the medical marijuana issues will be heard as testimony. This is the first time this has happened in U.S. history.

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