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Cannabis tester: company to pay someone $3,000 a month to smoke weed

And other stories from the stranger side of life

A company in the US is hiring someone to smoke cannabis. The position, which pays $3,000 a month, is being offered by AmericanMarijuana.org. “We’re looking for someone to review a wide variety of cannabis products to give our readers an honest and reliable insights on various cannabis products,” explains the listing. The successful applicant must be “physically fit and healthy in general,” it adds.

Octogenarian female bodybuilder beats burglary

A burglar chose the wrong house to break into when an 82-year-old female bodybuilder attacked him. Willie Murphy struck the intruder with a table, sprayed shampoo into his face and beat him with a broom. She said: “I was whaling on that man. I said to myself, ‘If it's my time to go to hell, I'm taking him with me!’”

Bride arrives at wedding in a coffin 

A bride in Ghana turned up to her wedding in a coffin. Guests cheered and whooped as friends opened up the coffin, with the bride smiling and posing for photos from the large casket. However, one online commenter was less than impressed, saying they “expected thunder to strike her” for the gimmick.

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