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A herd of hungry sheep devoured 100kg of cannabis in Greece

Published:Thursday | September 28, 2023 | 8:15 AMBANG Bizarre

The animals invaded a greenhouse producing medical cannabis as they struggled to find fresh grass to eat because of extreme flooding, and a shepherd noticed that they started behaving strangely.

The owner of the cannabis crop said it had already been damaged by a heatwave and Storm Daniel and the sheep finished "what was left".

They told website: "I don't know if it's for laughing or crying.

"We had the heatwave and we lost a lot of production.

"We had the floods, we lost almost everything.

"And now this. The herd entered the greenhouse and ate what was left. I don't know what to say, honestly."

Weed has been legal in Greece for medicinal purposes since 2017 but it can be dangerous for animals - with cannabis poisoning among dogs on the rise.


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