Just wait to see the rationale the police cooked as much as arrest him…why this wasn’t thrown out earlier than it even acquired to court docket is past us.
The Alabama Cannabis Industry Association on Monday launched an announcement essential of the choice by an Alabama court docket to imprison an Arizona man for 5 years after his probation for a 2016 marijuana arrest was revoked in April.
Sean Worsley was an Iraq War vet who legally makes use of marijuana for post-traumatic stress dysfunction, and for again and shoulder ache stemming from being wounded in an IED assault in Iraq.
He and his spouse had been arrested in Gordo, in Pickens County, in August 2016 after a police officer discovered the marijuana whereas questioning the Worsleys concerning the quantity of their music after they stopped to get gasoline.
That Worsley had a sound medical hashish card in Arizona — one among 33 states the place that’s authorized — was no protection for the authorities in Pickens County. Worsley missed a court docket date in Pickens County after the VA rejected his utility for a substance abuse program, so Pickens County issued a fugitive arrest warrant.
When Arizona arrested Worsley for letting his medical hashish card expire, he was extradited again to Alabama. He is presently detained in Pickens County awaiting a spot to turn into out there in an Alabama Department of Corrections facility.
Worsley may spend the following 60 months as a visitor of Alabama taxpayers.
“The Alabama Cannabis Industry Association (AlCIA) has seen the need to bring clarity to the laws related to the medical marijuana issue facing our citizens,” stated Michael Fritz, the final counsel for the Alabama Cannabis Industry Association.