FACT CHECK: Did a Biology Student Cross a Marijuana Plant with Strawberries?

Purveyors of junk news love good hybrid plant stories. Over the years we’ve covered japes involving improbable plant pairings such as lemon and pomegranate, kale and cannabis, banana and kiwi, and marijuana and Venus flytraps. In November 2018, we came across yet another interesting marijuana-related hybrid claim, this time with strawberries in the mix:

The image seen here has been circulating online since at least July 2018, when it was published in a satirical article on the web site “There is News” reporting that a University of Miami student had created a marijuana-strawberry cross:

Biology student has been denounced for crossing a weed plant with strawberries

A 24-year-old student in the Faculty of Biology in University of Miami has been brought to

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