November 8, 2009

Tim Lincecum Cited: Marijuana

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum was cited for Marijuana charges this week, after being pulled over at a traffic stop in Washington.

Lincecum, the ace pitcher for the Giants squad, was cited for a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge. An officer approached his car ad claimed to smell marijuana smoke, leading to a search and the discovery of about 3 grams of marijuana which is a very small amount, far less than would be necessary to file serious charges.

Critics of current drug policy would cite this as an example of perfectly harmless marijuana usage that shouldn't lead to such drama, but defenders of the system will say the law is the law and he should be accountable for breaking it. But with new legalization bills passing in this last election once again, perhaps after a while these stringent drug laws won't be around anymore in the same form.

Tim Lincecum Cited: Marijuana

San Francisco Giants star pitcher Tim Lincecum is facing misdemeanor marijuana charges following a traffic stop in his home state. Washington State Patrol spokesman Steve Schatzel said Thursday that the 2008 Cy Young Award winner and former star at the University of Washington was

Tim Lincecum Cited: Marijuana

Posted at November 8, 2009 5:42 AM

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