NYT: Jerry Sandusky Punished Less Than Drug OffendersSubmitted by jay0718 on Thu, 11/08/2012 - 18:47
‘The Fight Over Medical Marijuana’
REBECCA RICHMAN COHEN
November 7, 2012
"...And federal drug laws are unjustifiably extreme. Consider the case of Chris Williams, the subject of this Op-Doc video, who opened a marijuana grow house in Montana after the state legalized medical cannabis. Mr. Williams was eventually arrested by federal agents despite Montana’s medical marijuana law, and he may spend the rest of his life behind bars. While Jerry Sandusky got a 30-year minimum sentence for raping young boys, Mr. Williams is looking at a mandatory minimum of more than 80 years for marijuana charges and for possessing firearms during a drug-trafficking offense. ..."