|SC inmate sues because he's not allowed to smoke pot in prison|
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A South Carolina inmate is suing the state department of corrections because he is not allowed to smoke pot while in prison.
James Rose is currently in McCormick Correctional on a life sentence for a murder charge. He filed paperwork in federal court suing the corrections department.
In the handwritten forms, he says he is a rastafarian and should be able to grow his dreadlocks as long as he wants. He also says he should be able to smoke marijuana as part of his religion.
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