STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A Swedish art exhibit featuring cannabis plants may have to be canceled after police confiscated the plants in a
The exhibition, due to open on Saturday in the university town of Lund and titled “Counterclockwise Circumambulation,” was partially destroyed when
police cut the plants to take them away as evidence, artist Sture Johannesson said.
The plant is grown in the region for its fibers and Swedish media said
Johannesson’s hemp was not the type used by smokers. He could replace
the plants, but said they had already begun to grow back. “They will have to
come back on a regular basis to prune,” he said on Friday.
More on the exhibition here. It sounds interesting, ironically inspired by a banned exhibition poster from the 1960s.