David Davidson and Cynthia Blake had doctor's recommendations allowing them to grow and consume medical marijuana under California's proposition 215. The state took them to court anyway, contending that they were each growing too much marijuana for personal consumption. But the state's case was in trouble. Their argument rested on the assumption -- rejected by juries in similar trials -- that a clipping is the same thing as a full grown plant. What to do, what to do?
Here's a plan: lure the defendants' attorneys into a conference with the judge where you announce that you are dropping the charges since as you speak
federal agents are in the courtroom arresting the defendants on federal charges.
Feds Bust Medical Pot Patients In Courtroom