BC Medical Marijuana Family, Ministry Disagree Over Inspection Costs

A mother threatened with having her children taken away because her husband has medical marijuana plants believes the Ministry of Child and Family Development has quietly offered her an olive branch by paying the cost of air testing in her home.

Angela Ferguson said Wednesday she spoke with the company that did the testing and was told she didn’t have to pay the $1,000 bill because the ministry had.

‘We’re still out $3,700 in expenses. So there is still no Christmas for my family’

But the ministry disagrees with that claim.

The dispute began on Nov. 28. Ferguson, whose husband Brad Olson is licensed to use medical marijuana to ease pain from degenerative spinal discs, was threatened by social workers who came to the family home with RCMP on a tip about an illegal grow-op.

RCMP were satisfied when they found out about Olson’s licence, but the social workers were not, she said. Olson juices the plants, he does not smoke them.

– Read the entire article at Kamloops Daily News.