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California Medical Marijuana Defense is Willie Nelson’s Best Hope

Daily Dose 2010-12-01 0 comments

Willie Nelson has been an advocate for marijuana, hemp, and medical marijuana for decades.

By MediaBistro

As you may have heard, country legend Willie Nelson was arrested en route to Austin, Texas for possession of six ounces of marijuana. He’s looking at six months minimum in jail, but could face up to two years.

But Bruce Margolin, director LA’s of NORML, Willie has a chance to skirt the charges — if he can convince a jury the pot was California-grown medical marijuana and he forgot it was on the bus.

(Editor’s Note: this story was slightly edited)