UK | Dad who ran Amsterdam-style cannabis cafe to pay back just £600 of £25,000 profits – Liverpool Echo

A dad-of-two who was jailed for running an Amsterdam-style cannabis cafe in Liverpool will pay back just £600 of his £25,000 profits.Gary Youds – described as a “martyr” for legalisation of the drug – was sentenced to nine months in January this year.

The 47-year-old was locked up after being caught running the illegal business in Holt Road, Kensington for the third time.Police discovered £11,000 of cannabis, along with electronic scales and cash, when they raided the cafe on June 18, 2015.

A Proceeds of Crime Application (POCA) hearing against Youds was held at Liverpool Crown Court this morning.The dad, of Cavan Road, Norris Green, who has since been released from prison, was excused from attending on health grounds.

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Source: Dad who ran Amsterdam-style cannabis cafe to pay back just £600 of £25,000 profits – Liverpool Echo

 

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