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Trial Begins For Detained American Basketball Player

July 01 2022


The trial of American woman basketball player who plays in Russia during the WNBA offseason and was apprehended in February on charges of smuggling cannabis oil has begun, reports CNN.

The trial of Brittney Griner, who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, began on Friday at the Khimki city court outside of Moscow.

A vaporizer with cannabis oil was found in her luggage at a Moscow-area airport when she was returning to the U.S. after playing the offseason in Russia. She was arrested about...

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