Cannabis grown by unemployed Scunthorpe man 'as money saving measure'
A Scunthorpe man took to growing his own cannabis after he became unemployed, North Lincolnshire Magistrates' Court heard.
Richard Gibb, 28, of Frodingham Road, admitted producing cannabis at his address on December 3.
Steve Baggott, mitigating, said this was purely a money-saving measure.
Gibb was given a 12-month community order with 120 hours' unpaid work, £85 costs and a victim surcharge of £60. Magistrates also ordered forfeiture of the drugs and equipment.
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