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September 10, 2013
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High court hears medical marijuana case

Members of Nevada’s Supreme Court seemed to agree Monday that the constitutional amendment permitting medical marijuana requires Nevada to provide a way for patients to get the drug legally. But they questioned whether the answer is to toss a case or give prosecutors the go-ahead to try the operator of the now-closed Sin City co-op on multiple counts of selling pot. Nathan Hamilton and Leonard Schwingdorf were indicted on drug charges, and the co-op shut down. But Clark County District Judge Donald Mosley threw out the charges this year, saying the old medical marijuana law “frustrates the constitutional mandate to …

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