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San Diego County v. San Diego NORML

Close Date: 05/18/2009
Status: closed
Docket: 08-887

Description:

Preemption: Medical Marijuana

The question presented in this case is:

Does the federal Controlled Substances Act preempt the provision of California’s Medical Marijuana Program Act that requires counties to issue identification cards to help state law enforcement officers distinguish between conduct that is criminal and conduct that is not criminal under state law?