Yellowknife Couple Lose Children Over Medical Marijuana Garden In Closet

Family destroyed by RCMP: Kim MacNearney, her husband Craig and two kids before police ransacked their home and took their children.Family destroyed by RCMP: Kim MacNearney, her husband Craig and two kids before police ransacked their home and took their children.The family of a woman who used marijuana to ease the pain of a spinal injury had their house raided and ransacked by RCMP last week after the police received an anonymous tip about a “smell” emanating from the home. Although the authorities found only a few marijuana plants, they have condemned the home and placed the children in foster care under family child protection services.

On Thursday, February 19, Kim MacNearney, a human resources manager for the government of the North West Territories (NWT), her husband Craig and their two boys (age 1 and 3), were shocked when the RCMP burst into their Yellowknife home without a search warrant, knocked holes in walls, sliced open new baby mattresses, and took both children away.

MacNearney says she had previously visited her doctor about legal medical cannabis use regarding a spinal injury and the Health Canada program, but the doctor refused to discuss it with her.

The police found less than 20 plants in a small closet in their home for their own medical use, a couple of dried clones, a few in veg and a few in bud under a 400w light.

After trashing their house, police then called the Fire Marshal who arrived and condemned their home as a grow-op for their small personal medical closet garden.

A week later, their kids are still in foster care under family child protection services.

PRESS CONTACT:
Kim MacNearney in Yellowknife, NWT (mother of 2 kids)
Phone: (867) 444-8450
Email: [email protected]

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