Weird BUT true
He went from wearing blue to hawking green.
Julian Fantino, Toronto’s former police chief — who for years opposed legalizing marijuana — now runs GTA, a medical-marijuana company.
Fantino, Toronto’s top cop from 2000 to 2005, said working with war vets taught him cannabis helps manage pain and stress.
Most grown-ups are still afraid of the dark — and some even check for monsters under their beds.
When the lights go out, 64 percent of adults say that they’re scared, according to a 2,000-person survey by the British firm Bensons for Beds.
Thirty-six percent said they often feel something lurking when it’s dark. At least 20 percent admitted to checking for bad guys below their mattresses.
Thar she blow! Thousands of dollars in cocaine washed up on a sunny Florida beach near boaters and swimmers, according to cops.
A package containing 23 kilograms of coke — valued at up to $621,000 — was found just south of Melbourne Beach. The drugs may have fallen off of a boat or were dumped, authorities speculated.
He almost threw away a fortune.
Kevin Hayek, of Topeka, Kan., was so stunned when a convenience-store clerk told him he’d won $50,000 in Powerball, he mistakenly confused his winning ticket with the losers, and left it at the store.
When Hayak realized his mistake at work, he rushed back and found the ticket in a garbage can, where the clerk had tossed it.
Better not cheese him off. A Melbourne, Fla., man got so mad when a friend ate his slice of pizza, he whacked him over the head with a golf club, according to cops.
Drew Cywinski, 25, was allegedly high on the synthetic marijuana K-2 when he hit his friend so hard, the golf club snapped in half, cops said.