Marijuana

Medical marijuana: Ann Marie Miller sues North Metro Drug Task Force, sheriff over MMJ raid

Last year, we told you about the case of medical marijuana caregiver Ann Marie Miller, who faced a felony cultivation charge for what she claimed was a legal number of plants. A new law subsequently lowered the offense to a misdemeanor, but the felony accusation against her remains. The latest? Miller's rejected a plea deal and has self-filed lawsuits against both the Adams County Sheriff's Office and the North Metro Drug Task Force.
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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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