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Amanda Gould has spent two months in jail for violating her DUI probation for smoking marijuana. She is a mother of four and has many ailments, for which she is prescribed heavy pain medication. She says marijuana is the only thing that helps. A Pasco judge has said she belongs in prison, and is set to sentence her Nov. 3.  [WES PHIPPEN | Times]

Threat of prison looms for woman who eased chronic pain with marijuana

Seated in a wheelchair and wearing a jail-issue jumpsuit, Amanda Gould felt certain the judge would release her. Her lawyer, her kids and husband thought so too. She knew her case was complicated, knew she had messed up by violating the terms of her probation. But two months in Pasco County Jail for something that  …


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