File-In this Thur.,July 15,2010 file photo showing Len Goodman a registered grower points to the part of the marijuana plant that will eventually flower near Santa Fe, N.M. Police showed up at a ... more 
File-In this Thur.,July 15,2010 file photo showing Len Goodman a registered grower points to the part of the marijuana plant that will eventually flower near Santa Fe, N.M. Police showed up at a backyard growing operation, only to discover the suspect was a patient under New Mexico's medical cannabis program. Law enforcement agencies in states with medical marijuana laws worry such situations drain resources unnecessarily and could have a different ending one in which guns are drawn and someone gets hurt. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Susan Montoya Bryan
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 8:48 PM EDT