Appeals court orders return of man’s medical marijuana – 60 pounds

LANCE BENZEL

 
Call it a pot bust in reverse.
The Colorado Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled that Colorado Springs police must return more than 60 pounds of marijuana they seized from a cancer patient who was later acquitted at trial of drug charges.
Bob Crouse, 64, is scheduled to pick up his medical marijuana ā€” some $300,000 worth ā€” on Friday afternoon.
The marijuana has been kept at the downtown Police Operations Center since Crouseā€™s May 2011 arrest on charges of drug possession with the intent to distribute. Crouse uses marijuana oil in the treatment of his leukemia.
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