WTF is a "Marijuana Lab"?

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Did anyone else do a double-take after spotting this headline in the Post-Dispatch today:
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It sounds just like a meth lab...only without the toxic chemicals and paranoid tweakers. In other words, it's a garden variety grow-op.

The article doesn't say how many plants police nabbed in the bust but Todd and Angela Priest are likely headed to prison on the child endangerment charge -- it's a felony that carries a maximum sentence of seven years.

We can all sleep better knowing these dangerous potheads criminals are off the street (or, in this case, out of their house) but the real question is this: Are their kids going to be any better off with their parents in the slammer?

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