HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court says the constitutional right to privacy does not provide a right to medical marijuana.
The high court on Tuesday overturned a district court's decision to block portions of last year's medical marijuana crackdown by the Legislature.
District Judge Jim Reynolds last year blocked four provisions of the law from taking effect, including a ban on profits from medical marijuana sales.
State prosecutors argue that the commercial sale of marijuana is illegal under state and federal law, and that Reynolds abused his discretion with his injunction.
The Supreme Court says in its decision that the Legislature was within its rights to gut the 2004 voter-approved initiative that brought medical pot to the state.
A ballot initiative asks voters in November to reject the Legislature's crackdown.