POT CRUSADER CHARGED AFTER WEED SENT BY COURIER
Police have charged medicinal marijuana advocate Grant Krieger with two
counts of trafficking after intercepting pot destined for Manitoba.
Police laid the charges after two packages containing marijuana were sent
via courier from Calgary to the Grant Krieger Foundation in Selkirk,
northeast of Winnipeg.
The packages were allegedly sent in December 2003 and January 2004, and
Krieger estimated one of them contained about $3,000 worth of marijuana.
Krieger, 49, has multiple sclerosis and uses cannabis butter to manage his
Krieger said people like him who provide a safe, reliable supply are still
subject to prosecution. He is to appear in court July 21.