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British police discovered a marijuana plant disguised as a Christmas tree

Police in Cheltenham, England, raided a small cannabis farm in a local home this week and confiscated all the plants found inside. But one plant nearly escaped notice, hidden in plain sight by all the decorations of Christmas "tree." The Gloucestershire Constabulary snapped a photo of the festive weed before seizing it:

Marijuana remains illegal in the United Kingdom for recreational and most medicinal use, as in much of the United States, though interest in drug law reform is steadily growing.