Government Will Not Weigh In On Church’s Request To Review Marijuana Ruling

(November 9, 2016, 9:15 AM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, a Drug Enforcement Administration official and a U.S. attorney in Hawaii on Oct. 21 declined to respond to a petition for writ of certiorari filed in the U.S. Supreme Court by a Native American church to decide whether the U.S. government’s marijuana laws substantially burden church members’ religious freedom (Oklevueha Native Church of Hawaii, Inc., et al. v. Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General, et al., No. 16-418, U.S. Sup.).

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