May 31, 1996

NEWS STORY: Ruling could boost religion defense in drug cases

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c. 1996 Religion News Service SAN FRANCISCO (RNS)-An unusual federal appeals court ruling in a drug smuggling case allows Rastafarians to argue that they should legally be able to use marijuana for religious reasons. The ruling from the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco orders a Montana federal judge to retry drug […]

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