After decades of bad publicity and scare tactics, medical marijuana has been legalized in 15 states and the District of Columbia. While many other states are considering joining the medical marijuana bandwagon, the federal government is stuck on the fence, unsure of what to do.
Unfortunately for those who find MMJ helpful in reducing symptoms or treating chronic pain, getting permission to use it is just the first step towards obtaining what they need, safely.
Not Everyone Has the Same Goals
Inevitably, when something such as marijuana is legalized there will always be those who try to use the new situation to their financial advantage. Such is the case of a Salem, Oregon man who was recently arrested for growing and selling pot. Facing six different charges, including selling within 1000 feet of a school, this individual had over 100 plants growing and was found with scales, packing materials and … Read More