Louisiana Man Gets Twenty Years for H...

Louisiana Man Gets Twenty Years for Half Ounce of Pot

There are 1 comment on the OpEdNews story from Sep 24, 2013, titled Louisiana Man Gets Twenty Years for Half Ounce of Pot. In it, OpEdNews reports that:

While Colorado and Washington have de-criminalized recreational use of marijuana and twenty states allow use for medical purposes , a Louisiana man was sentenced to twenty years in prison in New Orleans criminal court for possessing 15 grams, .529 of an ounce, of marijuana.

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Ohio Wrangler

Kent, OH

#1 Sep 24, 2013
What an unjust sentence!! We need law reform!!! People that murder only get 20 years a lot of the time, so how do you justify this sentence for a piddly amount of weed?

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