McKee’s leg was amputated after a hit-and-run crash when he was 21 and says when conventional drugs did not ease his pain, he began self-medicating with cannabis with his doctor’s blessing.
He operated a website advocating the use of cannabis for pain relief and was contacted by an undercover officer to whom he sold the drugs. A subsequent raid on his home revealed more than 60 cannabis plants hidden beneath it.
The Crown sought a jail term on Tuesday! But Judge Barbara Morris said that was not required, as McKee no longer intended to continue selling the drug in an attempt to change the law.
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