Yukon Man Gets Criminal Record for 16 Grams of Pot

Twenty-eight-year-old tells court he smokes to deal with anxiety, depression and insomnia.

A Yukon judge has given a man a criminal record for possessing 16 grams of marijuana, despite the fact that such possession will be legal in little more than a year.

Levi Graham, 28, was originally charged with trafficking and appeared before court in Haines Junction.

Court documents say he was pulled over and an RCMP officer smelled marijuana. The officer found 16.4 grams of marijuana, as well as $350 and a cellphone in the car.

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