A woman in Dearborn Michigan was pulled over by a police official and given a citation because she has HIV. The officer searched the vehicle and found medical marijuana in the car and the woman, Shalandra Jones, explained it was to treat the illness. The officer became very upset and wrote her the ticket because he was afraid of catching the disease. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian (The Point) hosts of The Young Turks discuss.
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“Shalandra Jones will receive $40,000 from the city of Dearborn, Michigan.
The Detroit motorist sued the city in 2012 after police officer David Lacey became angry about the woman’s HIV status.
During a routine traffic stop, Lacey discovered medical marijuana in the woman’s car, along with an expired medical marijuana card. He then berated Ms Jones when she finally told him she was HIV positive.”