The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is hearing oral arguments Tuesday in a case that addresses federalism in the context of medical marijuana. WGBH Morning Edition host Joe Mathieu spoke with Northeastern University law professor and WGBH News legal analyst Daniel Medwed about the case and how similar issues have played out in courts across the country. The transcript below has been edited for clarity.
Joe Mathieu: What happened in this case, Daniel? How does it tie into what we're talking about?