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  1. Ron Strider

    Johnny Boone, The Legendary 'Godfather Of Grass', Pleads Guilty In Federal Court

    State police eyed the plants from a helicopter chopping over the green farmland of central Kentucky: marijuana bushes, packed into a farm wagon sitting behind some rolled bales of hay. On May 27, 2008, law enforcement immediately landed in the area for a closer look. They discovered a...
  2. Ron Strider

    Pot's Erratic Legal Rules - For Some It's Legal; For Kentucky And Others It's Illegal

    On a cool, rainy day, more than 200 people crowd under a tarp in the parking lot of Big Mama’s Restaurant, bidding on bicycles, air rifles and marijuana posters to raise money to support a jailed local legend. They have a lot of work to do, because Cornbread Mafia leader Johnny Boone, captured...
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    'Godfather Of Grass' Arrested In Montreal After Marijuana Plants Seized From KY Farm

    Louisville, Ky. – Authorities say an American man known as the "Godfather of Grass" has been arrested in Montreal after eight years on the run. The U.S. Marshals Service says authorities sought John Robert "Johnny" Boone after they seized 2,400 marijuana plants on his Kentucky farm. The...