Convicted cannabis grower gives $5000 donation to church

A 64-year-old man who grew cannabis for pain relief and supplied his friends has donated $5000 to the Salvation Army as part of his penalty.

Arthur Leslie Richardson brought a bank cheque made out to the church when he arrived for sentencing at Hawera District Court, after earlier pleading guilty to cultivating cannabis, possession of the class C drug for supply and possession of equipment to grow it. Continue reading

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