Michigan Farmer Caught with 8,000 Marijuana Plants Gets Probation

By Associated Press Michigan Farmer Caught with 8,000 Marijuana Plants Gets Probation

 

A southeastern Michigan farmer recovering from throat cancer was sentenced to probation instead of prison Tuesday for growing thousands of marijuana plants, due partly to many handwritten letters from supporters who described him as a modest, selfless man who helps others at every turn.

“This is one that most screams out: This man deserves a break,” U.S. District Judge Bernard Friedman said.

 

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