Dr. Fadi Ghanem: The Doctor Will See You Now, Especially If You Want Home-Grown Weed
To the hydroponic marijuana!!
Dr. Fadi Ghanem is a 48-year-old family practitioner in The Woodlands. He also, apparently, is something of a weed horticulturalist who pissed someone off.
Police say he had a hyroponic marijuana set-up in his home. It sounds like he took a lot of precautions with it -- arrest reports describe a "secret room" next to the master bedroom that was only accessible by a hidden door.
(We can only hope the door was a fake wall-shelf full of phony books, because those are cool.)
All his precautions were for naught, however, as a tipster blabbed to the cops.
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Now, if you're running your highly hidden pot-growing operation in any kind of decent manner, the number of people who could have blabbed about your hidden room is pretty small. Then again, if you were using the product you were allegedly growing, maybe you got chatty.
Police got a search warrant and found everything, including, according to Woodlands Online, prescription pills containing morphine and Xanax. Then again, you're a doctor.
Ghanem was charged only with possession of the morphine, at least so far.
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