73 year-old man “got spanked” for $200 by police, in Vermont’s first marijuana case after decriminalization

AP is reporting that a 73 year-old man received the first civil marijuana ticket issued in Vermont under the state’s new marijuana decriminalization law.  Instead of arrest and prosecution, William Reynolds was issue a $200 civil ticket after police seize his 2 1/2 foot marijuana plant.

Reynolds told the Caledonian Record Newspaper that he found the marijuana seeds in a box and “got spanked” by police after it grew into a pot plant.

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