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Businesses Don’t Want Government To Crack Down

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011 at 5:00 pm

A federal judge has rejected an attempt by Minnesota businesses to stop the government from cracking down on synthetic marijuana.

WDIO reports four businesses including one in Duluth joined a law suit against the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Department of Justice. The law suit is against the ban of selling “fake pot”

U.S. District Judge Patrick Schiltz told WDIO that he lacks the authority to act on the DEA’s move to outlaw chemicals used in synthetic marijuana, which is sold as incense.

Attorney Marc Kurzman, who represents the business owners, tells KSTP-TV he plans to go to the federal appeals court as soon as Monday.

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