1 dead in Obama Administration attack on medical-marijuana
Even though Montanans voted 62-38 percent in a 2004 referendum to allow medical marijuana, provider Richard Flor recently died while in federal custody, a victim of the Obama Administration’s ongoing crackdown on medical marijuana.
His death highlights conflicts between the federal government and state initiative. Medical marijuana is legal in 17 states and the District of Columbia.
“Richard Flor’s death came weeks after a federal judge denied an attorney’s request to release the 68-year-old Miles City resident while he appealed his five-year sentence,” reported the Associated Press. “U.S. District Judge Charles Lovell wrote in his Aug. 7 order that it was ‘unfortunate’ that Flor’s transfer to a Bureau of Prisons medical facility was delayed, but ‘it is not factually or legally significant.’ Read More...comments powered by Disqus