New debate: When is medical marijuana "usable?"

February 4th, 2012 by admin Leave a reply »

The Associated Press

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — When police knocked on Josh Brewer’s door to check for marijuana, even one of the nation’s most liberal medical marijuana laws was put to the test.

This April 21, 2011 photos shows marijuana growing in the home of two medical marijuana patients in Medford, Ore. The definition of just what state medical marijuana has to be in to count against the Oregon limit of 1.5 pounds per person has led to the reversal of drug convictions for an Oregon medical marijuana cardholder. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)

This April 27, 2011 file photo shows volunteers trimming buds from medical marijuana grown on The Farm, a cooperative in Jacksonville, Ore. The legal definition of just what state marijuana has to be in to count towards the 1.5-pound limit set by Oregon’s medical marijuana law has resulted in reversal of drug convictions against Josh Brewer of Rogue River, Ore. (AP Photo/Jeff Barnard)

Josh Brewer poses Jan. 27, 2012 at his home in Rogue River, Ore., with a marijuana seedling he will be planting now that his conviction for exceeding the amount of pot allowed for medical use has been reversed. The state Attorney General’s Office conceded in an appeal that marijuana hanging

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