Eddy tried claiming medical and religious protections but the arguments were not allowed in Federal Court.
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A federal judge on Thursday sentenced the owner of a marijuana dispensary to a year in prison, a sign that providers of medical marijuana still face the possibility of jail time despite the Obama administration’s promise not to prosecute them if they comply with state law.
A federal judge says he's inclined to impose less than the required five years on Charles Lynch, who ran a Morro Bay dispensary. Lawyers are given time to file briefs before a June hearing.
It's official – under Barack Obama, the Department of Justice will not restrain federal prosecutors targeting medical marijuana providers.
CANNABIS CULTURE - CNN News mainstay Larry King will discuss marijuana legalization tonight at 9pm ET with Montell Williams, Stephen Baldwin, and Charles Lynch, owner of a California medical marijuana dispensary busted by the DEA. Though medical marijuana is legal in the state of California, Lynch is facing up to 100 years in a federal prison.
A federal judge in Los Angeles wants more information on the new U.S. attorney general's comment that there are no plans to prosecute dispensary owners operating within their state's laws.
Charles Lynch faces up to 100 years in federal prison for dispensing medical marijuana in a state where it is legal
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