Addiction Based Plea Bargaining

by Hal Mooz 16. November 2012 15:38

Judge harshes pot dealer's mellow by refusing him one last joint

Someone needs to counsel Damaine Mitchell on the concept of plea bargaining. Appearing before Judge Melba Marsh on a marijuana trafficking charge, the 19-year-old from Westwood, Ohio, was presented with the option of a treatment program that would erase the crime from his record. But he couldn't get his head around the idea of giving up pot, even for a week, without an incentive beyond avoiding jail. So he asked if he could smoke one last joint before giving rehab a go. "No," said an exasperated Marsh. "You can't have one more joint for old times' sake." Justice is not only blind, Damaine, it's a bummer, too.

http://now.msn.com/damaine-mitchell-denied-joint-by-judge-melba-marsh-in-plea-bargain

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