Wannabe weed cultivator in B.C. sticks pregnant woman with machete several times

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Her husband ran across the street to the neighbourhood grocery where staff called the Nanaimo RCMP, Victoria News reports. As per the federal Cannabis Act, adults can cultivate as many as four cannabis plants per household, whether inside or outside. Rattled, but fortunately not injured in the strange, would-be robbery, McLaren told the publication the suspect was likely eyeing her four pot plants. The complaint was filed as an assault with a weapon, noted Constable Gary O’Brien, a spokesman for the Nanaimo RCMP, according to Victoria News. A wannabe thief is now the subject of an RCMP hunt after he allegedly used a machete to try to lop off a plant clipping and struck the pregnant cultivator several times with the weapon.

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There are surely better ways to try to get a cannabis plant cutting. A wannabe thief is now the subject of an RCMP hunt after he allegedly used a machete to try to lop off a plant clipping and struck the pregnant cultivator several times with the weapon.

The woman was hit on the side of her head before he grabbed one of the plants and started hacking away, according to Victoria News.

Brittney McLaren was minding her business, doing some gardening in her backyard in Nanaimo one morning last week, when an unidentified man...

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