From the archive, originally posted by: [ mmm ]

I call bullshit

Senior citizens find nurtured “weed” is pot
Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:09am ET

PHOENIX (Reuters) – Arizona seniors had no idea what the flourishing
plant they nurtured in their driveway was until a passing deputy told
them it was marijuana.

A Yavapai County sheriff’s department said a deputy spotted the
blooming 5-foot-tall marijuana plant growing in the driveway of a
retirement community near Prescott, midweek.

“The residents just thought it was a pretty weed and so they decided
to nurture it,” department spokeswoman Susan Quayle told Reuters by

The officer yanked out the plant, which Quayle said was either
“self-seeded or could have been dropped by a grandchild visiting the

“No citations were issued. The officer just educated them,” she said.