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Colorado Court of Appeals nixes medical-pot use for those on probation

The appeals court found that Colorado’s Medical Use of Marijuana Amendment does not permit a court to exempt a probationer from complying with federal law, which outlaws possession and use of marijuana.

The court overturned 18th Judicial District Judge Carlos Samour’s decision to allow Leonard Charles Watkins, who was sentenced to six years’ probation for felony sexual exploitation of a child, to use medical marijuana.

Original article: http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_19915790#ixzz1macSWxQt