An Oakland, Calif.-based nonprofit can’t put the federal government on trial for saying that marijuana has no medical use — but it might get to challenge the government for blowing deadlines, a federal judge in California ruled last week.

Americans for Safe Access sued in February after two federal agencies refused to alter government-published statements saying marijuana has “no currently accepted medical use in the United States.”

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