A Norwich man’s religious beliefs were not enough to reduce his jail time for marijuana possession. Vernon Smith, 43, is a Rastafarian who believes his use of pot is a God-given right. He had pleaded guilty to two counts of possession of marijuana with intent to sell after police found him with more than 20 pounds of the drug in July.
Read about it here.
Oh my. What passage of Scripture does he use to support his beliefs? Why do people use God and religion to justify their bad behavior?
What do you think?