Marijuana

Joseph Lightfoot, home med. marijuana grower accused of child abuse, a good dad, attorney says

Last month, we told you about Joseph Lightfoot, a man accused of child abuse simply because he grows marijuana in his home -- something he's authorized to do thanks to his caregiver status.

Tomorrow, Lightfoot will appear at a preliminary hearing in Denver County Court -- and attorney Dan Murphy says his client is innocent of all charges.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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