Medical marijuana user, 78, evicted from subsidized housingPosted by On

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – A 78-year-old man who uses a wheelchair and takes marijuana for back pain has been evicted from his federally subsidized apartment in upstate New York.

John Flickner is staying at a Niagara Falls homeless shelter after being escorted from his Niagara Towers apartment Tuesday.

A lawyer for the housing facility, which is subsidized by the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, notes the eviction proceedings began before Flickner obtained a state credential to possess medical marijuana.

Although Flickner got the credential before his eviction, attorney Jason Cafarella says the company enforced the lease’s zero-tolerance policy.

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