Roger Christie

Roger Christie (born June 15, 1949) is an ordained minister in the Religion of Jesus Church, which regards marijuana as a “sacramental herb.” [3] In 2000, he founded the THC Ministry, which offered cannabis as a part of its services. On July 8, 2010, Christie and 13 other individuals associated with the THC Ministry were indicted by a Federal grand jury in Honolulu on Marijuana possession and trafficking charges.[2] On Sept. 27, 2013, Christie pleaded guilty to marijuana trafficking and two counts of failing to file income tax returns.[4] On April 28, 2014, Christie was sentenced to a term of five years in federal prison, with credit for time already served at the Honolulu Federal Detention Center.[5]

Case: 14-10234, 06/28/2016, ID: 10032132, DktEntry: 48, Page 1 of 62
C.A. NO. 14-10234
IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee-Respondent v.
ROGER CHRISTIE, Defendant-Appellant-Petitioner
DEFENDANT-APPELLANT-PETITIONER’S
PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC
Circuit Judges Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, Richard C. Tallman, Milan D. Smith Jr. United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
DEFENDANT-APPELLANT-PETITIONER’S PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC
THOMAS M. OTAKE
345 Queen Street, Suite 600 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Telephone: (808) 523-3325 Facsimile: (808) 599-1645
Attorney for Defendant-Appellant-Petitioner ROGER CHRISTIE

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I am a lowly High Priest of THC