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Brent Simpson granted bail on trafficking charge

A screenshot of The Clink podcast's Instagram page promoting Releaf Therapies.(Instagram)

A screenshot of The Clink podcast's Instagram page promoting Releaf Therapies. (Instagram)

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Summary

Brent Simpson was granted bail after being charged with the offence of trafficking illegal cannabis oil.

Simpson's lawyer Michael McMillan told a court his client did not know the product he was the "face of" allegedly contained a dangerous drug. 

His bail was granted on the condition he regularly reported to the police and did not travel more than 5km from his home. Gold Coast Defence lawyer Michael McMillan described the bail conditions as "jail at home."

Michael McMillan told the court there was no evidence his client knew the product contained an illegal substance.

He told the Magistrate that his client Mr Simpson was simply the "face of" Releaf Therapies because of his podcasting profile.

Mr Simpson, of Palm Beach, was charged with one count of trafficking dangerous drugs, two counts of supply dangerous drugs, and three counts of possession of dangerous drugs.

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