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Barnsley Man Admits Growing Cannabis

Wednesday October 23 2013

Barnsley Magistrates' Court Barnsley Magistrates' Court

A BARNSLEY man has admitted growing seven cannabis plants in a spare room - worth £3,100.

Sean Hawksworth, 34, of Top Row, Darton, paid £400 for the plants and the growing equipment, Jayne Ormrod, prosecuting, told Barnsley Magistrates' Court.

Jamie Wake, defending, said the cannabis was for Hawksworth's own use.

Hawksworth was granted unconditional bail and the case was adjourned until November 6 for a pre-sentence report.

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Reply Posted by JABA on Wednesday October 23 2013 at 13:48
Not be long until weed is legal anyway, more and more states in USA are legalizing it, it'll be our turn to do the same soon and nobody will be arrested for smoking or growing a harmless plant that causes less damage than alcohol and tobacco...

Reply Posted by thetruth on Wednesday October 23 2013 at 14:01
lets hope so mate

Reply Posted by Tom on Wednesday October 23 2013 at 16:09
Probably only just able to pay his bedroom tax after paying the leccy bill.

Reply Posted by to tom on Tuesday October 29 2013 at 14:02
whats a leccy bill wired before meter,daft lad.

Reply Posted by Kilkenny on Wednesday October 23 2013 at 21:57
Purleese What is the world coming to? Prosecuting someone for growing a bit of harmless weed.

Reply Posted by Norman Tebbit on Thursday October 24 2013 at 09:04
I've grown plenty of weeds in my back garden ... None have got me into trouble though