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Nevada Medical Marijuana Patient Claims Patient Registration is Unconstitutional

A medical marijuana cardholder has filed a lawsuit alleging Nevada‘s patient registration system is unconstitutional.

James Parsons‘€™ complaint says federal agents raided his house in 2010 after getting his name from a state patient database. He says provisions in the state‘€™s medical marijuana laws and the actions of state officials violate his Second and Fifth amendment rights and constitutional right to privacy.

Parsons, whose lawsuit identifies him as a Clark County resident and former Marine, filed the case without an attorney Tuesday in Las Vegas Justice Court. He declined to answer questions Wednesday, saying he planned to have a press conference later.

It‘€™s not clear whether the Justice Court, which normally hears only minor civil cases, even has jurisdiction. [Read more at the Las Vegas Review Journal]

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