Ed Forchion, widely known as NJ Weedman, wassentenced to probationWednesday for possessing a pound of pot. But first he got in a few defiant jabs at the prosecutor, the judge, and a legal system that he says criminalizes a plant.
At a hearing in Mt. Holly, Assistant Prosecutor Mike Luciano pushed for a 12-month prison term. “He’s one of the most interesting characters I’ve come across,” said Luciano, who earlier was mailed an unsolicited package of marijuana seeds by the longtime marijuana activist.