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Irish Man Who Complained to Cops About Buying Crappy Weed Pleads Guilty

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Randy Robinson
Mar 25, 2019 03:00 PM PST
Irish Man Who Complained to Cops About Buying Crappy Weed Pleads Guilty
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Last summer, an Irish dude was arrested after bringing a dime bag of weed to his local cops. Why? Someone sold him a sack of low-quality cannabis, and he wanted to complain.

Last summer, Irish resident Arthur Liwembe took a dime bag of weed to his local cops. Why? Someone sold him a sack of low-quality cannabis, and he wanted to complain.

The cops promptly arrested him, since weed is illegal in Ireland.

On Monday, Liwembe pled guilty to “unlawful possession of cannabis and other charges,” wrote the Irish Independent.

According to Liwembe’s attorney, the accused suffered from “transient psychotic symptoms” possibly brought on by cannabis use. Cannabis and mental illness became trending topics last week when The Lancet, a British medical journal, published a study claiming Europe’s weed could worsen psychosis symptoms.

The court remanded Liwembe “on continuing bail.” Authorities have not yet confirmed if the dime bag he bought was, in fact, crappy.

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Irish Man Who Complained to Cops About Buying Crappy Weed Pleads Guilty

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Randy Robinson
Mar 25, 2019 03:00 PM PST
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Irish Man Who Complained to Cops About Buying Crappy Weed Pleads Guilty

Last summer, an Irish dude was arrested after bringing a dime bag of weed to his local cops. Why? Someone sold him a sack of low-quality cannabis, and he wanted to complain.

Last summer, Irish resident Arthur Liwembe took a dime bag of weed to his local cops. Why? Someone sold him a sack of low-quality cannabis, and he wanted to complain.

The cops promptly arrested him, since weed is illegal in Ireland.

On Monday, Liwembe pled guilty to “unlawful possession of cannabis and other charges,” wrote the Irish Independent.

According to Liwembe’s attorney, the accused suffered from “transient psychotic symptoms” possibly brought on by cannabis use. Cannabis and mental illness became trending topics last week when The Lancet, a British medical journal, published a study claiming Europe’s weed could worsen psychosis symptoms.

The court remanded Liwembe “on continuing bail.” Authorities have not yet confirmed if the dime bag he bought was, in fact, crappy.

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Randy Robinson
Randy Robinson

Based in Denver, Randy studied cannabinoid science while getting a degree in molecular biology at the University of Colorado. When not writing about cannabis, science, politics, or LGBT issues, they can be found exploring nature somewhere in the Rocky Mountains. Catch Randy on Twitter and Instagram @randieseljay Contact.



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