Politics 12-year-old suing Sessions over marijuana policy

22:04  11 november  2017
22:04  11 november  2017 Source:   The Hill

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A 12 - year - old girl in Colorado is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions Jefferson (Jeff) Beauregard Sessions Curtis wins Chaffetz's former Utah House seat Overnight Tags Jeff Sessions medical marijuana Cannabis Medicine Medicinal plants Cannabis in the United States Legality of cannabis.

The 12 - year - old has now been seizure-free for over two years, and is suing U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the nation’s medical cannabis The lawsuit also argues that the current marijuana policy was motivated by the federal government’s desire to suppress Vietnam War protestors and

Alexis Bortell uses a strain of cannabis oil to treat her  epilepsy. © David Zalubowski Alexis Bortell uses a strain of cannabis oil to treat her epilepsy. A 12-year-old girl in Colorado is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions over what the lawsuit claims is an unconstitutional federal prohibition on medical marijuana.

Alexis Bortell, who uses a strain of cannabis oil called Haleigh's Hope to keep seizures at bay, told Fox 31 in Denver that she hopes the lawsuit will at least normalize medical marijuana. Her best hope, she said, is that it will legalize it nationwide.

Marijuana is currently classified as a Schedule One drug, the same classification as heroin, and considered more dangerous than substances like cocaine, meth and fentanyl, an often-deadly synthetic opioid.

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sued U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the country’s federal marijuana policy , in an effort to Alexis Bortelli is one such kid. The 12 - year - old has suffered seizures her entire life, and nothing Alexis has hired an attorney, and has sued Sessions in order to get medical marijuana legal on a

In a joint-lawsuit with a Super Bowl champion, Bortell is suing Jeff Sessions . 11- year old Alex Bortell’s family moved from Texas to Colorado specifically to gain access to medicinal marijuana . If you’re having friends over and want to make special brownies, space cakes, or similar, this quick and

But Bortell and others contend that marijuana does, in fact, carry some medical benefits, and that the current federal prohibition ignores people that have been helped by the drug.

According to Fox 31, Bortell and her family moved to Colorado to be able to legally obtain cannabis oil to treat her epilepsy. Doctors in her home state of Texas had even discussed the possibility of brain surgery for the girl.

"I'd say it's a lot better than brain surgery," Bortell told the news station.

Medical marijuana has so far been legalized in 29 states and Washington, D.C. While the substance is still prohibited at the federal level, certain protections prevent the Justice Department from using federal funds to prosecute medical marijuana users in states where the substance is legal.

But Sessions has indicated a harder line on marijuana, and has been outspoken against the use of the substance.

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