Monday, October 31, 2011
A lawsuit has been filed in California by medical marijuana advocates accusing the government of overstepping its authority.
Eugene Davidovich, Americans for Safe Access, Community Liaison, San Diego Area
Joanne Faryon will have more on the story Monday evening.
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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.