Photograph: Nursing sisters and patients outside a ward tent, No. 2 Canadian General Hospital, Le Tréport, France. Note the dog with a bandaged paw sitting at the centre of the group; both dog and master have pipes in their mouths.
Cannabis in Afghanistan. The marijuana forest of 10 foot tall marijuana plantsCanadian troops fighting the Taliban militants in Afghanistan have stumbled across an unexpected and truly potent enemy almost impenetrable forests of 10 foot tall marijuana plants. General Rick Hillier, chief of the Canadian defense staff, said Thursday that Taliban fighters were using the forests as cover. In response, the crew of at least one military armored car had camouflaged their vehicle with marijuana.