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For Tuesday, February 26, 2013


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 26, 2013

~~<p><strong>Troubling delays in bringing Christie to trial</strong></p>
<p>Whatever anyone thinks of Roger Christie's argument that drug laws inhibit the free practice of religion by the church he runs, the way his case is playing out is disturbing. The Hawaii island marijuana advocate has been held in federal detention for more than 21&frasl;2 years. Due to various complexities of the case, including changes in his own legal representation, it's hard to know who's at fault for all the delays.</p>
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Troubling delays in bringing Christie to trial

Whatever anyone thinks of Roger Christie's argument that drug laws inhibit the free practice of religion by the church he runs, the way his case is playing out is disturbing. The Hawaii island marijuana advocate has been held in federal detention for more than 21⁄2 years. Due to various complexities of the case, including changes in his own legal representation, it's hard to know who's at fault for all the delays. Login for more...



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