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Hash For Questions

by | 11th, March 2007

cannabisgran.jpg HOW much police and court time and public money went into convicting the cannabis granny ? I don’t know the answer but it obviously wasn’t cheap.

Hands up who thinks that this was a wise use of what we’re constantly told are limited resources? Nobody?

Hands up who thinks that the police and the CPS would have served the public interest more usefully if they’d spent that time and money going after the organised criminals who make huge amounts of cash importing crack and heroin into this country? Everybody?

But, of course, the cannabis granny was an easy target. She may not have been any threat to the public interest but a stress free arrest and conviction were in the bag from the start. Crack dealers on the other hand are difficult to catch and dangerous too.

This story might be amusing on one

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