Medical Marijuana Advocate Continues His Fight After 2 Years in Prison

odd Stimson got out of prison in late April, after spending two years and one month at Foothills Correctional Institute in Morganton.

Less than two months later, the medical marijuana advocate is back in the fight. But this time, he’s obeying the law, and not taking any chances with a grow operation that earned him jail time.

“I can’t take the chance of taking another charge and being put into the situation I was in,” Stimson said, “which actually affected my family a lot, too. The family hardship that’s brought on is just as bad as the harm on the individual in prison. Family is hurt just as much–economically and emotionally.”

Stimson’s family has been through a lot. His daughter Ariel was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013 shortly after his grow operation was raided.

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