FORT COLLINS, Colo.—A Loveland doctor who recommended medical marijuana for an undercover officer faces possible prison time. The Coloradoan reports Monday (http://noconow.co/18iPtau) that 75-year-old Dr. Dallas Devere Williams has been convicted of attempting to influence a public servant.
Williams was charged after a 2012 examination of an undercover officer wearing a wire. The undercover officer said the aching foot he reported was never examined before Williams gave him paperwork to obtain a medical marijuana license. State law requires physicians recommending pot to have “bona fide” relationships with patients.
The Williams recommendation was made before Colorado’s 2012 vote to legalize marijuana use without a doctor’s recommendation.
Williams was convicted Friday in Larimer County. He faces a maximum penalty of two to six years in prison at sentencing Jan. 16.
Information from: Fort Collins Coloradoan, http://www.coloradoan.com