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Colorado woman with marijuana prescription charged in Wyoming

The Associated Press
Aspen, CO Colorado

CASPER, Wyo. – A Colorado woman has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor drug possession in Wyoming after Casper authorities arrested her for possessing less of an ounce of marijuana that she said a doctor prescribed her.

Thirty-two-year-old Carrie Marie Ragsdale says she was given a prescription for the drug after a December car accident. She told the judge and prosecutor on Thursday that she had documents with her proving she had a prescription for the marijuana.

But Assistant District Attorney Randy Carnahan says the Colorado prescription means nothing in Wyoming.

Judge Michael Patchen ordered Ragsdale to pay $550 and sentenced her to six months of unsupervised probation.

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