In 2010, Dennis Forsberg, an Okemos business owner, launched an undisguised effort to start a legal marijuana-growing business. He and six others intended to operate within the parameters of Michigan’s medical marijuana law, even consulting with Meridian Township police.
Today, the 59-year old is a few days away from surrendering to federal authorities in North Carolina and beginning a three-year prison sentence. His son, Lance Forsberg - who talked about his involvement in the plan to Current State back in May - is already serving a similar sentence.
Dennis Forsberg offers his take on the "inconsistency" of U.S. drug laws and to discuss his unimaginable odyssey from suburban, middle-class business owner to federal prisoner.