CA Pot Dispensary Owner Gets A Year and a Day

Charles Lynch was sentenced today to a year and a day for possession of pot plants and distribution.

Lynch was convicted last summer of illegally possessing more than 100 marijuana plants and of distributing more than 100 kilograms of the drug from his Central Coast Compassionate Caregivers facility in downtown Morro Bay. He was prosecuted despite having the blessing of the city's mayor, city attorney and other civic leaders.

The Government had asked for five years. As Lynch says,

"The government tried to make me the Pablo Escobar of medical marijuana, and the judge saw past that."

Background here.

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    Total legalization... (5.00 / 1) (#5)
    by kdog on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 09:01:37 AM EST
    for personal use could be on the Cali ballot in 2010.

    The State of California vs. The United States of America?...lets get it on!

    Love the name of the (none / 0) (#2)
    by oculus on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 06:00:24 AM EST
    Dispensary. Has the DEA no heart?

    No heart.... (none / 0) (#3)
    by kdog on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 08:51:39 AM EST
    no soul, no conscience, and no love for liberty.

    And praise the sun god for that.... (none / 0) (#4)
    by kdog on Fri Jun 12, 2009 at 08:53:25 AM EST
    Skunk is far more potent than the grass of my youth.

    Much easier on the lungs...and what flavor!