Medical marijuana: State wastes $100K when caregiver beats rap?

Medical marijuana caregiver Josh Jones was recently acquitted after not one but two trips to court in relation to what law enforcers counted as 140 plants -- a figure Jones's attorney, Rob Corry, questions.

However, Corry has no doubt the prosecution of his client was an enormous waste of taxpayer dollars -- one that, by his estimate, exceeded $100,000.

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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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