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Jeff Sessions Flip-Flops, Says Obama-Era Marijuana Policies Are Still in Effect

15 November 2017, 05:50 | Silvia Roy

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"In states where they have got medical marijuana", continued Cohen, "they have 25 percent less opioid use".

After moving to Larkspur, Colorado, Bortell started a therapy of cannabis oil called Haleigh's Hope.

She says having a drop of THC twice a day has kept her seizure-free for almost three years. Bortell said that the cannabis was "better than brain surgery".

When her family finally tried a form of marijuana, the girl found "immediate relief from her seizures".

In Bortell's case, she can not travel without cannabis oil-a treatment she has opted for over brain surgery-and that limits her ability to visit her grandparents' home state of Texas (where medical marijuana is illegal) or to go onto military bases with her veteran parents, reports NBC News.

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Bortell says because of federal law restricting marijuana use, it's preventing her from returning to Texas where she eventually wants to go to college and she and her family feel they have no other choice other than to sue Sessions. However federal laws prohibit her from taking medical marijuana to her home state of Texas.

Marijuana is now classified as a Schedule I drug by the Drug Enforcement Agency.

"How is that rationale?" Bortell's father, Dean Bortell, told KDVR he doesn't understand that logic. It's not compassionate either, but rationality?

Another comprehensive report by the ACLU titled "The War on Marijuana in Black and White" came out in 2013 and showed that the federal criminalization of weed had led to racially-biased arrests targeting people of color across the nation.

"When you look at it from a distance and you see it saving their lives, me as a father and an American, I go, what are we doing? How could you possibly look at someone who's benefiting from this as a medicine and threaten to take it away?" he asked. Alexis' New York City attorney Michael Hiller argues it should be legal nationwide.

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Bortell has been suffering with seizures since she was 7-years-old.

"As it pertains to Cannabis, the CSA (Controlled Substances Act) is irrational and thus unconstitutional", insisted Heller, who added the U.S. Government "made a representation that Cannabis has medical application for the treatments of Parkinson's Disease, HIV Induced Dementia and Alzheimer's disease and yet at the same time the United States Government maintains that there is absolutely no medical benefit for the use of Cannabis". That is of course absurd. Bortell is not alone in her legal quest to find more feasible and legal means to obtain medical help for her epilepsy; she is joined by plaintiffs like former football player for San Francisco 49ers', Marvin Washington, and a military veteran among others.

"You said one time that 'Good people don't smoke marijuana,'" he said.

On the other side of the Atlantic, Europe is getting more and more countries on board with medical cannabis, as Poland just legalized medical cannabis on a national level.

The federal government lost its first motion to have the case dismissed.

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