As a country we need to get on the same page when it comes to marijuana. While states are eager to legalize it for medical purposes some are apparently jumping on the PR bandwagon, thinking they can get away with cultivating it without permission. It might even appear odd to some that anyone would get arrested for it.
Marijuana is a drug and it gets people high. It is a gateway drug, often leading to heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and other drugs of abuse.”
“A New Jersey man who said he was growing marijuana in his home to treat his multiple-sclerosis symptoms has been sentenced to five years in prison on drug charges, the Newark Star-Ledger reported March 20.
John Ray Wilson, 37, was convicted of second-degree drug manufacturing for growing 17 marijuana plants and third-degree possession of hallucinogenic psilocybin mushrooms. He was acquitted of first-degree operation of a drug-manufacturing facility.”