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Man gets 2 years probation for growing personal pot
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MONROE - A rural Monticello man is switching from self-prescribed marijuana to a doctor-prescribed medication to treat his depression after pleading no contest Thursday, Jan. 31, to growing pot in his garden. George W. Norton, Jr., 58, is sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to undergo any necessary counseling. As a convicted felon, he also can't possess a firearm.