Woman grew cannabis to use instead of morphine

A GLADSTONE woman caught growing marijuana told a court she only grew the drug because the morphine she was taking was “killing her.” Amanda Jane Edwards, 61, pleaded guilty in Gladstone Magistrates Court on Tuesday to producing drugs and possessing anything used in the commissioning of a crime. Police prosecutor ... Read More

Boyne man grew marijuana to ‘save money’

A 25-YEAR-OLD man living in Boyne Island told police he was just trying to “save money” when they found his hydroponic marijuana set-up. During a search at Charlie Vance Stuart-Sutherland’s address on July 28, police found a grow tent, lighting, pH tester, water reservoir and fertiliser. There were seven marijuana ... Read More