Kief, pressed into a cake of hashish, is placed on a scale by a vendor weighing it for card-carrying medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles' first-ever cannabis farmer's market at the West Coast Collective medical marijuana dispensary, on July 4, 2014  in Los Angeles, California
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Sir, Jude Rogers has clearly spent a lot of effort plangently decoding the Beatles classic “Golden Slumbers” (Life of a Song, Life & Arts, December 23). However, when I was a contemptuous teenager we read the runes differently for “Boy, you’ve got to carry that weight”. Weight being slang for a large block of hash.

Dr Alan Bullion
Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK

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