Feds Sued Over Medical Marijuana
Monday, October 31, 2011
Aired 10/31/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.
Eugene Davidovich, Americans for Safe Access, Community Liaison, San Diego Area
Joanne Faryon will have more on the story Monday evening.
Evening Edition airs weekdays at 5 PM and 6:30 PM on KPBS TV.
Early this month, U.S. attorneys across the state issued an order for commercial medical marijuana dispensaries to shut down.
San Diego's U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy was one of the prosecutors issuing shut-down notices to local dispensaries. Now, a lawsuit has been filed in California accusing the U.S. Department of Justice of overstepping its authority.