Judge Tosses Case, Derides Nevada Marijuana Law

A judge in Las Vegas threw out charges in a medical marijuana criminal case, declaring that he couldn’t make sense of Nevada’s pot laws.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that Clark County Judge Donald Mosley complained Monday that the state Legislature should decide if medical marijuana is legal or not.

Mosley dismissed charges against Leonard Schwingdorf stemming from a police undercover buy at a Las Vegas medical marijuana business called Sin City Co-Op.

The judge ruled that a grand jury should have been shown evidence the marijuana wasn’t for sale and that a co-op donation wasn’t necessary to obtain it.

Mosley noted that state law lets medical cardholders possess small amounts of marijuana.

But other state and federal laws make it illegal to buy or sell marijuana.

– Article originally from Chron.com

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