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Advocates expressed dismay over the seizure of six medical marijuana seedlings from the
“It’s obvious that this is a politically motivated stunt designed to intimidate law abiding citizens,” said Reena Szczepanski, of Drug Policy Alliance. “It’s shocking that with all of the pressing public safety issues in our communities that these officers are wasting their time harassing sick people. This is politics at its worst.”
Because local law enforcement colluded with federal authorities in the seizure, state law doesn’t protect Mr. French, who was abiding by all of the rules in the state program.
A press release jointly issued by the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force illustrates the political nature of the raid, reading in part, “Citizens of New Mexico need to be aware that they can still be prosecuted on the federal level even though
This is the latest development in the struggle between the people of