Medical-marijuana-is-illegal ruling impacts new case, prompts letter to state, federal leaders

Last month, we reported about a medical marijuana court case with blockbuster potential -- a ruling by an Arapahoe County District Court judge that state-legal MMJ is still illicit at the federal level, so all contracts pertaining to it are null and void.

This conclusion has inspired a letter to state and federal officials, including the President of the United States, from a fearful plaintiff (read it below) decrying the possible precedent it sets.

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