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October 8, 2022

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Re your article Police nab one person in Lismore race day sniffer-dog operation (Echonetdaily, Friday September 26).

Poor little sniffer doggy, worked all day only to find one ‘person with a small amount of cannabis’. These hard-working doggies only get a reward if they sniff and indicate cannabis.

I feel so sorry for them when they don’t sniff any and therefore get no rewards. It must be very disheartening for them.

So I say to all sniffer doggie lovers/supporters fill a spray bottle with diluted cannabis tincture and spray
the base of every lamppost in town (and the backsides of every stray dog) just to make sure the sniffer doggies get plenty of rewards during their day-long sniffing jobs.

Peggy Balfour, Mullumbimby


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  1. Hahha, good idea. Sniffer dogs should be done away with. Last time I checked the law only people with over 15 grams of cannabis on them have anything to worry about anyway, under that and you ‘should’ (at the police’s discretion, so be nice) only get a cannabis caution.

    What a waste of money and resources it is to go after weed users. Get a life cops. Dogs dont deserve to be doing that.

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