Manitoba Pot Crusader Grant Krieger Convicted of Trafficking Medical Marijuana
WINNIPEG - A medical marijuana crusader with multiple sclerosis says he will likely die in prison now that a Winnipeg jury has found him guilty of selling pot to clients across Canada who suffer from chronic pain or terminal illnesses. "I'm ashamed to be a Canadian," Grant Krieger, 53, said Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of trafficking. full story
Grant Krieger DdC Cybrary archives
Judge frees frail Krieger until pot trial
Bob Beaty, Calgary Herald Thursday 9 September 1999
Grant Krieger smiled wanly from his wheelchair Wednesday after being freed on bail pending his trial for trafficking the "medicine" or marijuana he takes daily to staunch the pain from multiple sclerosis.
Compassion begins at home... 02 Sep 1999
Being patient in jail
Representatives of the 34 countries of the Organization of American States gather in Ottawa this week to devise yet more futile tactics in the 80-year-old war on drugs. While they're here, we'd like to introduce the assembled drug warriors to Grant Krieger. But we can't, because Mr. Krieger, who suffers from severe multiple sclerosis, is in a Calgary jail cell.
Grant has another bail hearing...
Calgary Herald by Debra Harper 01 Sep 1999
August 25 , 1999, the Calgary Police Service executed a search warrant on the residence of Grant Krieger, who provides medicinal cannabis for the Universal Compassion Centre. Grant was arrested and charged with cultivation, manufacturing and trafficking marijuana.
Leave Grant Krieger Alone
Marijuana Crusader Charged Again
Marie Krieger busted by Pete Brady (08 Apr, 2004)
MAP: Krieger, Grant
The Drug War Refugees
Canada's Supremes Cower Under DEAth Threats 12/24/03
Canada's Supreme Court has proven that our society is a prison, and that we are but prisoners, whose inalienable rights may be suppressed by political whimsy and ridiculous twists of reasoning more suitable to a genie granting wishes than judges appointed to uphold humane standards.