George Michael Jailed for Drug Offense

George Michael Released From Prison, Promises To 'Start Again'

George Michael was jailed for eight weeks on Tuesday for driving under the influence of cannabis when he crashed his car into a north London shop in July, the Press Association reported.

A London court heard last month how a police patrol found the 47-year-old slumped at the wheel of his Range Rover in the early hours of July 4 after smashing into the facade of a photographic shop in Hampstead.

The star was arrested and taken to Hampstead police station where he was found to be carrying cannabis cigarettes. A blood sample was taken and chemicals linked to cannabis were found in his system. He had not been drinking alcohol.

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