Pro-pot advocate defends self on marijuana charges

Katie Fretland, USA TODAY NETWORK – TennesseeWearing a cannabis plant necklace and a long black robe, pro-pot advocate Thorne Peters defended himself on marijuana charges and a gun charge Wednesday in an afternoon punctuated by yelling between him and the judge. Judge Bobby Carter repeatedly asked Peters to stop editorializing and opining in front of …

NJWeedman found not guilty in pot distribution case

  MOUNT HOLLY — A jury found Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion not guilty Thursday in the Rastafarian activist's marijuana distribution case. The decision came after Forchion was nearly held in contempt of court in the morning as he delivered his closing argument.   Stay tuned for details of Thursday afternoon's verdict. Forchion, formerly of Pemberton Township, …

NJ Weedman – Ed Forchion Burlington County Trial

Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion court verdict: Ed "NJWeedman" Forchion talks before and after the verdict is read in his Burlington County jury trial on charges of marijuana possession and possession with intent to distribute.   MOUNT HOLLY — A jury convicted medical marijuana activist Ed “NJWeedman” Forchion of possession Wednesday, but could not reach a verdict …

Marijuana activist ‘NJWeedman’ convicted of pot possession, jury hung on distribution charge

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, May 10, 6:37 AM MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — Jurors in New Jersey have delivered a mixed verdict at the trial of a marijuana activist who lives in California and goes by the name “NJWeedman.” The panel in Mount Holly on Wednesday convicted Ed Forchion of possession of one pound of …