drug trial

Russian expert at Griner’s trial discusses medical cannabis

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, pleaded guilty to drug possession charges at the second hearing of her trial

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — The drug trial of American basketball star Brittney Griner in a Russian court focused Tuesday on testimony that cannabis, while illegal in Russia, is regarded in other countries as having legitimate medicinal use. Griner acknowledged in…