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Plead Guilty or Go to Prison for Life: The Medical Marijuana Grower's Stark Choice

jbritt822 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:14 AM
Legal booze kills more people then guns; ALL DOPE SHOULD BE ILLEGAL
goldilocks Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:41 AM
politics and religion are addictions too.
SMyles Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:37 AM
Thanks for taking the time to give a very good reasonable response Dwight. I agree, but don't have patience for would be ruler types like jb.
DwightMann Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:28 AM
That would make you illegal dude. . .
Get a life.
The constitution guarantees us the right to pursue happiness. Then the state tells you how to pursue your own personal happiness?
Now I will agree that A life is better lived without the influence of drugs, including pharmaceutical ones like SRI's, and that some unfortunate persons will kill themselves with their overuse of drugs, but that is just the nature of life.
The drug and imprisonment game is a way of the state taking your liberties and of making money at the same time.
Common law says that you should be able to do whatever you want, as long as you do not hurt others, or damage property.
Lets get back to our God given rights, you know the unalienable ones. . .
SMyles Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:27 AM
How cute. The authoritarian wants Obama's dictatorship for their own sick purposes.

Chris Williams, a Montana medical marijuana grower, faces at least five years in federal prison when he is sentenced on Feb. 1. The penalty seems unduly severe, especially because his business openly supplied marijuana to patients who were allowed to use it under state law.

Yet five years is a cakewalk compared to the sentence Williams originally faced, which would have kept the 38-year-old father behind bars for the rest of his life. The difference is due to an extremely unusual post-conviction agreement that highlights the enormous power prosecutors wield as a result of mandatory minimum sentences so grotesquely unjust that...