Hash grower nabbed in Carinthia

A dimwit Carinthian growing marijuana on a pasture close to a popular recreation area faces drug charges after being caught red-handed by police.Officials in Spittal said today (Thurs) the 20-year-old had harvested cannabis on a pasture near the Drau River meadows. Police, who confiscated several drug-producing devices, have already informed prosecutors who are set to handle the case.The news comes just one day after it emerged that an Upper Austrian shopkeeper, 28, faces charges for growing and selling cannabis crops as “decorative plants” in his specialised “exotic plants” store in Gmunden.