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British Man Escapes Jail Time But Not Embarassment

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British Man Escapes Jail Time But Not Embarassment

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British Man Escapes Jail Time But Not Embarassment

British Man Escapes Jail Time But Not Embarassment

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Joshua Hughes got caught trying to grow marijuana. Gazette Live reports his lawyer argued Hughes was so bad at growing pot, the plants never produced anything. His client got a suspended sentence.

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Green with the story of a man who escaped jail time but not embarrassment. In Britain, Joshua Hughes got caught trying to grow marijuana. Gazette Live reports that his lawyer took an interest approach, arguing that Hughes was so bad at growing pot, the plants never produced anything. And the judge agreed, saying, quote, "this was an incompetent grow from start to finish." Hughes walked with a suspended sentence and community service. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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