An Oregon man has been sentenced to eight years in prison, without the possibility for parole, for possessing medical marijuana he purchased legally in his home state.

Patrick Beadle, who is a Rastafarian musician and registered medical marijuana patient in Oregon, said that he purchased the cannabis legally and that it was for his personal use. However, in July he was tried and convicted by an all-white jury after 25 minutes of deliberation.

See the original article at High Times