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Federal marijuana trial in Spokane nearing end

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Three members of the Kettle Falls Five. Three members of the Kettle Falls Five.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Three people were found guilty of growing marijuana, but exonerated of more serious charges in a widely-watched federal drug case in a state where medical and recreational marijuana is legal.

The three remaining defendants of the so-called Kettle Falls Five were all found guilty of growing marijuana. But a jury in Spokane, Washington, on Tuesday found them not guilty of distributing marijuana and possessing firearms in furtherance of drug crimes, charges that carried long prison sentences.

U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Rice set sentencing for June 10.

The three remaining defendants were Rhonda Firestack-Harvey, her son Rolland Gregg and his wife Michelle Gregg.

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