A Canadian man is speaking out after he was accused of using black bears to protect a garden of marijuana.
Video featuring Allan Piche feeding the bears went viral, and the story took off. Media reports described the bears as “guard bears” for a marijuana grow operation.
But Piche says none of that is true — the bears just started coming up to his property asking to be fed.
“I mean it was like a total fantasy,” he says. “He’s got pot, he’s got bears, they’re guarding the plants, come on, that’s what went out around the world. I had hate mail, hate mail, hate mail.”
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