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Only in America: Reefer madness

A Brooklyn building superintendent mistakes tomato plants for marijuana — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A building superintendent in Brooklyn alerted the cops to what he thought was a "marijuana farm" on the roof of his building, only to have the police confirm that the 15 cups filled with soil were actually tomato plants. "I don't know much about plants. I'm not good with that," the superintendent said.