The Supreme Court annulled 12's imprisonment for months for a young woman who raised Cannabis seedlings in a villa in Moshav Geulim. Instead, it was sent to 1,000 monthly service jobs.
In 2015 the police raided a villa in Moshav Geulim, where police found 500 cannabis seedlings in two of the five rooms. In the courtyard of the house were found additional 500 cannabis seedlings and in a concrete building in the courtyard were also found three bags with 9 kg of cannabis after drying.
Instead she stopped That', An 33 girl at the time, without a criminal record, with full matriculation and full military service in an elite unit. She was arrested and charged with producing and holding 113 kilograms of cannabis estimated by the police at a value of millions of shekels.
During the raid he also stayed in the apartment Y., Known to the police in the field of drug offenses, who was apparently responsible for managing the project with S., but the police failed to form an evidentiary basis against him and that she was charged alone.
In the sentence given in the summer of November 2007 in the District Court of Lod, Judge Dana Marshak Marom sentenced 2017 to one month in prison and a fine of 12 NIS 1,000 for S., represented by Adv. Yaniv Segev, and sent her to Neve Tirza '.
Following the verdict, S. appointed attorneys Nis Ben Natan and Moran Shani to represent her, and the two filed an appeal to the Supreme Court with a request to cancel the prison sentence imposed by the District Court.
The lawyers presented a new report by the State Attorney's Office published at the beginning of the year (2018), recommending a change in the policy of punishment and favoring the rehabilitation of offenders over their imprisonment, in cases of short sentences of up to two years.
The three Supreme Court justices, Dafna Barak-Erez, David Mintz and Yosef Elron, accepted the request of S.'s defense attorney and agreed that in view of the circumstances and the rehabilitation process that she had undergone during the years since her arrest, the prison sentence would be abolished.
In the place of imprisonment, the judges sentenced S. to six months of community service only, while the rest of the sentence remained in effect.
"After the arguments of the parties were heard and upon our recommendation, the State agreed that in this special case the appeal would be accepted in the sense that the appellant would be subject to a six month prison sentence, which would be run by means of community service as appropriate. "The rest of the sentence will remain in effect. In addition, and with its consent, the appellant will be given a probation order for a year and a half. "