An Oregon man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Mississippi for possessing healthcare marijuana.

The Clarion Ledger reports 46-year-old Patrick Beadle was initially convicted of drug trafficking and sentenced to eight years in prison with out parole. Beadle’s lawyer, Cynthia Stewart, mentioned Tuesday that a judge vacated the trafficking conviction and has let Beadle as an alternative plead guilty to drug possession. The new 12-year sentence comes with the possibility of parole right after 3 years.