Elderly Farmer Accidentally Grows Field of Pot

The culprit: Bird food with hemp seeds, he says

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Sep 6, 2012 4:56 PM CDT | Updated Sep 9, 2012 9:01 AM CDT

(Newser) – Want to keep the drug police off your property? Don't sow your land with birdseed. That's what a 74-year-old German farmer says he did—and the bird food contained hemp seeds, resulting in an accidental 10-foot-high cannabis crop, Der Spiegel reports. He explained...   Read full story »

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