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Big Rapids medical marijuana caregiver to get federal prison sentence

Category: News | Posted on Wed, October, 24th 2012 by THCFinder
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – A Big Rapids man who was registered as a medical marijuana caregiver faces at least five years in prison when sentenced on Wednesday, Oct. 24, in U.S. District Court.
 
John Clemens Marcinkewciz II had pleaded guilty to conspiracy and manufacture of 100 or more marijuana plants.
 
Both carry mandatory minimum sentences.
 
Marcinkewciz believed he acted legally, but recognizes that the medical marijuana law doesn't protect him against federal prosecution, his attorney said.
 
"John has always made a good living in various lawful business enterprises and never entered the medical marijuana arena to make a profit," attorney Leon Weiss said in a sentencing memorandum.
 
"Indeed, there is no evidence in this case that would indicate he ever made any profit. John truly believed in the medical marijuana law and wanted to help people get the necessary product."
 
Weiss added: "Whatever the court may believe about the wisdom, or lack of same, of the Michigan law regarding medical marijuana, John believed he was acting within the four corners of that law and thought it would afford him some protection from criminal prosecution."
 
 

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