Tennessee nursing assistant charged with giving patient marijuana

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn (WVLT) A Bristol woman has been indicted on charges that she gave a patient marijuana inside a northeast Tennessee health care facility.

Michelle A. Wilmer, 23 faces one count of Abuse, Neglect, or Exploitation of a dependent adult, and one count of Simple Possession.

The TBI says Wilmer was working at Graystone Healthcare in Blountville when the incident happened in May of this year.

A TBI spokesperson says when the patient ingested the marijuana, it had implications on the patient's current medical condition.