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PostSubject: Texas cops mistake actual weed for marijuana   Mon May 31, 2010 3:40 pm

Texas cops mistake actual weed for marijuana, spend hours doing yard work

Like the old song goes, one of these things is not like the other...

However, remind a police officer in Corpus Christi, Texas of those famed Cookie Monster lyrics and they're likely to give you an annoyed look.

That's because a recently discovered cache of plants, initially pegged by officials speaking to local news as "one of the largest marijuana plant seizures in the police department's history," turned out to be a relatively common prairie flower of little significance.

Texas officers ultimately spent hours laboring to tag and remove up to 400 plants from a city park, discovering only after a battery of tests that they had been sweating over mere Horse Mint, a member of the mint family -- effectively turning their ambitious drug bust into mere yard work.


http://www.kristv.com/news/marijuana-seizure-turns-out-to-be-horse-mint/#

Awesome.
I thought drug education was given so officers could identify plants on sight?

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PostSubject: Re: Texas cops mistake actual weed for marijuana   Mon May 31, 2010 8:57 pm

Cop shouts, "You've got poppies growing in your garden!"

Home owner replies, "What? Those dandelions?"

Cop points to another plant, "Then why do you have marijuana?"

Home owner sighs, "That's a fern."

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PostSubject: Re: Texas cops mistake actual weed for marijuana   Mon Jun 07, 2010 7:59 pm

I won't be surprised if pot legalization groups start planting those weeds to instigate a wrongful arrest and draw attention to their efforts to change drug laws.
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PostSubject: Re: Texas cops mistake actual weed for marijuana   Tue Jun 08, 2010 4:33 pm

i googled horsemint to see what it looked like and it has the same shape as marijuana, but horseweed is way more colorful.

They should of looked through a plant book before they started picking
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