Washington Medical Marijuana Trial Ends With Acquittal on All But One Charge

“The Department of Justice didn’t get the message from Congress and the president, but today they got the message from the jury — and the message is that there’s not a jury in the state of Washington that will convict people of medical marijuana,” Kari Boiter, Washington state coordinator for Americans for Safe Access, told The Huffington Post.

Five people originally were charged after authorities raided the family pot patch in 2012.

Charges were dismissed against Larry Harvey, the husband of Firestack-Harvey and father of Rolland Gregg, due to his recent diagnosis of late-stage cancer.

A family friend, Jason Zucker, 38, last week accepted a deal to plead guilty to conspiracy and testify for the prosecution. He now faces a recommended 16 months in prison.

– Read the entire article at The Huffington Post.