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Drugs confusion: woman arrested for asking if she could carry marijuana in police car

by | 29th, March 2015

Florida weed

The confused and absurd US drugs policy (plus stupidity) has caused a woman in West Volusia, Florida, to be arrested. An “extermely intoxicated” Michelle Sanford tried to take marijuana into the patrol car of a sergeant who offered her a ride to a safe place.

The officer, who was responding to reports of a domestic row between Sandford, 36, and her boyfriend, first told her that carrying her open bottle of booze in his car was against the rules.

At which point Sanford’s boyfriend, Thomas Laudenslager, 46, piped up:

“Why don’t you take your weed with you?”

Sanford thought this a good idea. She asked the sergeant if she could take her marijuana in the car and smoke a joint at her father’s house. Sanford then showed her stash to the sergeant, was arrested and charged with possession of paraphernalia and a misdemeanor drug offence.

Sandford is clearly an idiot. Asked why she had shown the police her weed, she explained: “It’s just weed and he might be cool with it.”

And we can see her point. Florida is debating rules that would allow the ill to carry and use medical marijuana. A petition seeks to 

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