Flights Delayed, Pot Smokers Dismayed, Helmet Refuser Paid
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Flights Delayed, Pot Smokers Dismayed, Helmet Refuser Paid

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Two Air India flights were delayed after hand searches uncovered knives that had already passed through x-ray screening and a metal detector. In fact, the only reason they were found at all is because Air India requires manual checking of all carry-ons—something most airlines don’t do. Happy flying!
Arrests for simple possession of marijuana were up by up to a third in major Canadian cities last year. Police say that many younger smokers aren’t aware that the pot decriminalization bill which was before Parliament didn’t pass, although it’s also possible that they knew but forgot about it.
A Sikh man was awarded an undisclosed amount of compensation from Canada’s Wonderland, following an incident in 2001 where he wasn’t permitted to drive a go-kart because he wouldn’t remove his turban and wear a helmet. Now you know why Gary Busey stays away from go-karts.
In other racing news, Aussie driver Will Power won the Toronto Steelback Grand Prix on Sunday. With a name like that, you think he’s going to lose?
Photo by Metrix X in the Torontoist Flickr Pool.

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