This is only a preliminary ruling, a California Superior Court Judge has slapped down three counties that were trying to back out of medical marijuana. San Diego, San Bernardino and Merced counties were trying to buck the voters and claim that they didn’t have to allow medical marijuana because the state law conflicted with federal law.
The preliminary ruling indicated that the state law could coexist with the federal prohibition, which means that the counties must obey the state law.
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