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Marijuana distribution law is declared illegal

LAS VEGAS (AP) - In a decision destined for appeal to the Nevada Supreme Court, a state court judge has ruled the state's medical marijuana distribution law is unconstitutional.

At the same time Friday, Clark County District Judge Donald Mosley dismissed drug trafficking charges against two men who operated a storefront pot dispensary in Las Vegas.

In his order, Mosley concluded the law frustrates the intent of a voter-approved state constitutional amendment by failing to clear the way for a patient to legally obtain marijuana, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported (http://bit.ly/yxAW89).

"It is apparent to the Court that the statutory …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 4, 2012 03:55AM Published Mar 4, 2012 03:54AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.