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Complainant Name:
A man

Clauses Noted: 1

Publication: Liverpool Echo


A man complained than an article was inaccurate in describing a police seizure of "genetically engineered super skunk". He said that there was no such thing as genetically engineered cannabis.


The matter was resolved when the newspaper published a clarification in its regular It's Your Echo column, which read:

On September 17, we reported that a huge cannabis farm of more than 1,500 plants was uncovered on Rainford industrial estate, St Helens. The report speculated that the drugs were likely to be "genetically engineered super skunk". A reader has complained that there is no such thing. We are happy to bow to his superior knowledge.

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