It's a Joint! Pennsylvania Man Lights Joint to Celebrate Child's Birth

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"I'm having a baby and wanted to get a buzz." Credit: AP

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) - Police said a new father faces drug charges because he lit up a marijuana joint, instead of a cigar, to celebrate his child's birth at a western Pennsylvania hospital. Police aren't identifying the man found smoking the pot in a designated smoking area of Uniontown Hospital Tuesday morning, but said he'll face marijuana possession charges.

Uniontown police Sgt. Jonathan Grabiak told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that a nurse smelled the marijuana when she took a cigarette break in the same area, and a hospital security guard called police about 3:20 a.m.

Grabiak says the man told him, "I'm having a baby and wanted to get a buzz" and then pulled a bag of marijuana from his shoe.

The man was released to a family member and made to leave the hospital.

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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.
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