A Washington, D.C.Judge dismissed pot possession and cultivation charges against Robert Randall last November because he needs the herb to save his sighU In allowing the "defense of necessity:* superior court judge James Washington, [n, opened the door for future cannabis defenses based on medical need.
RandaU, a victim of advanced glaucoma, proved lliat grass controls his disease while legal medications are ineffective. The DEA^FDA and NIDA have set up a special research project so Randall, can get federal smoke legally (see January's "Law"),
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