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Coalition sues US government with aim of legalizing cannabis

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By John Schroyer

A group of five diverse plaintiffs have filed suit against the federal government and two Trump administration officials, claiming that marijuana’s status as a Schedule 1 narcotic is unconstitutional and should be changed.

The 89-page lawsuit, filed in New York District Court, asks that the Controlled Substances Act of 1970 be declared unconstitutional and that the Department of Justice be barred from enforcing it as it relates to marijuana.

The plaintiffs range from a retired NFL player who wants to enter the medical marijuana business to an 11-year-old girl who moved from Texas to Colorado to treat her epilepsy with

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