Pot-Smoking Security Guard Blames Skunk for Smell

Packed cannabis at the growing facility of the Tikun Olam company on March 7, 2011 near the northern city of Safed, Israel. In conjunction with Israel's Health Ministry, Tikon Olam are currently distributing cannabis for medicinal purposes to over 1800 people in Israel.
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A Port Authority contractor charged with guarding the George Washington Bridge against terrorists and jumpers — a not usually eventful, but nonetheless important job — was caught with a half-smoked blunt in his boot and a small baggie of weed today, but tried to blame the smell on a "passing skunk," which only a super-stoned person could think would work.