The Matter of Lyle Craker

May 23, 2007

Allen Hopper, Legal Director of the ACLU Drug Law Reform Project, discusses major developments in the case In the Matter of Lyle Craker during a teleconference following a Drug Enforcement Administration Judge's ruling in Craker's favor. The ACLU is representing Craker, a professor at UMASS-Amherst, in his bid to secure a DEA license to cultivate marijuana for use in Food and Drug Administration-approved research aimed at developing marijuana into a prescription medicine. The Judge's decision will serve as a recommendation to DEA administrators who have final say over Craker's application.

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