Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Interesting post

Del Norte case on The Mirror - Meet Kirk Stewart, Prop. 215 poster boy

Pot grower sues for ‘lost profit’
A Gasquet man currently facing marijuana-sales charges has sued the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office for “lost profit” after his marijuana plants were destroyed prior to the dismissal of a previous marijuana-sales case.

Kirk David Stewart, 45, filed the suit Jan. 2, claiming the Sheriff’s Office should have returned 93 confiscated plants to Stewart — or at least the cash amount that could have been made by harvesting them.

The suit states that “Mr. Stewart is requesting the fair market value” of the 93 marijuana plants that were destroyed.

“If there is any truth to the true market value of the marijuana the (Drug) Task Force say they are taking off the streets, then Mr. Stewart’s plants are worth upwards of several hundred thousand dollars,” said Jon Alexander, Stewart’s attorney....

made the uk Marijuana grower sues for Sheriff's Office 'lost profit'

He's holding multiple 215 permits as an excuse for growing dope, and that excuse used to work, but the law has changed...
Here's Eric's post on that Primary Care Giver needs to give more than marijuana
Mendo D.A. says that the caregiver decision will change everything
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/opinions/documents/S148204.PDF

3 comments:

Kym said...

The tags at the bottom are truly tasteless and I can't help snickering thinking about them. Reading the Mirror is like sneaking those little chocolate donuts. I don't approve of doing it but I can't stop.

Rose said...

Dang! I forgot to look at the tags! Now I'll have to go back for another - guilty - peek. :)

Robin Shelley said...

I saw this story in our local paper today. This case might be an interesting test of the conflicting marijuana "laws".