Story Archive

Don’t Inhale

Police in Tangerang district of Jakarta, Indonesia, burned an 1,100 lb. “mountain” of confiscated marijuana in a field near the police station — causing the entire neighborhood to get “high as a kite” from the drifting smoke, reporters watching the operation say. Police wore masks, but didn’t provide masks, or even suggest them, for onlookers. A spokesman for Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency reassured residents that inhaling the fumes from the marijuana would “not lead to any long-term health problems.” (RC/London Telegraph) ...Nice to have that official confirmation.
Original Publication Date: 05 April 2015
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 21.

Is There a Problem on This Page? Let Me Know using the Help button lower right, and thanks.

I believe humanity is held back by the lack of thinking. I provoke thought with examples of what happens when we don’t think, and when we do. This is True is my primary method: stories like this come out every week by email, and basic subscriptions are free. Click here for a subscribe form.

Search for: