No. 21-55999.

92 F.4th 781 (2024)

Rachel SCANLON; Steven Sawyer, individually and as Guardian Ad Litem for K.X. and G.X.; K. X., a minor; G. X., a minor, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES; Lourdes Olarte; Marisol Gonzalez; Angela Hashizume, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed February 2, 2024.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph S. Klapach (argued), Klapach & Klapach PC, Sherman Oaks, California, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Avi Burkwitz (argued) and Gil Burkwitz , Peterson Bradford Burkwitz LLP, California, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before: Jay S. Bybee and Morgan Christen, Circuit Judges, and Eric N. Vitaliano, District Judge.


Plaintiffs Rachel Scanlon and Steven Sawyer (together, the "Parents") have two young children, one of whom has severe autism. After consultation with medical professionals, the Parents received a recommendation for their autistic daughter to begin medical marijuana...

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