Jeff Sessions States That Obama-Era Cannabis Policy Will Remain In Effect

Dean,Alexis Bortell

Alexis Bortell, along with her father and other plaintiffs, including former National Football League player Marvin Washington, filed suit in the Southern District of NY against the attorney general as well as the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Alexis Bortell's lawsuit to legalize medical marijuana was inspired by her move to Colorado a few years ago, reports Denver's FOX 31. She suffered daily seizures.

[The government] made a representation that cannabis has medical application for the treatments of Parkinson's Disease, HIV-induced dementia and Alzheimer's disease, and yet at the same time, the United States government maintains that there is absolutely no medical benefit for the use of cannabis.

So far there is no federal proposal to fully legalize marijuana in Germany, as it seems that the general opinion of medical marijuana hasn't been very popular.

But when it comes to medical marijuana, there are no longer good arguments for it not being legal.

The 12-year-old and her parents were forced to uproot their lives, moving from Texas to Colorado for access to medical marijuana to help control her epilepsy, according to KDVR.

Vodafone Grp Plc Ads (NASDAQ:VOD) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume
Perhaps most importantly where cash movements are concerned, the company saw about 7.37 billion in net operating cash flow. At the close of regular trading, its last week's stock price volatility was 0.88% which for the month reaches 1.06%.

Alexis, whose family moved to Colorado from Texas to take advantage of the state's legalization of recreational and medical marijuana, had been suffering since she was 7 from a form of epilepsy that can not be safely controlled with FDA-approved treatments and procedures, the lawsuit says. She wants to be treated like an American citizen and not just a state citizen.

The treatment has been effective for more than two years, and Bortell judges it, "a lot better than brain surgery", she told Rolling Stone.

Her father, Dean Bortell said that he doesn't understand or support the archaic laws of Texas, and how come cannabis is still a Schedule 1 drug, just like heroin. At this moment, Texas does have a law on medical marijuana under The Compassionate Use Act signed by Gov. Greg Abbott in 2015.

He also admitted that the Department of Justice is now prevented from using its resources to interfere with states that legalize marijuana. When she grows up she wants to be free to choose where she lives and what she does for a living. Research on the medical benefits of medical marijuana has been going on for years now and the outlook is positive.

At issue is that while 29 states and three US territories have cleared marijuana for medical use, the federal government still classifies it as a Schedule I drug under the CSA.

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