An unsuspecting neighbour who lived next to a cannabis farm for months alerted police when she caught a whiff of the drug outside her home.
Indoor cannabis farms, which can produce up to £250,000 of the class C drug each year, are appearing in quiet residential streets throughout the country in unprecedented numbers, police have told the Guardian.
A property developer has been fined £5,000 after police discovered a cannabis farm in a shop he was renovating.
A CHARGE-HAND sprayer, who set up a sophisticated hydroponic cannabis nursery in a rented room in Southampton when his relationship with his partner was going through a difficult period, has been jailed for ten months.
A government drug law enforcer has admitted they are struggling to keep up with a booming industry which has seen Nigerian-grown cannabis become “the best in the world”. The production, consumption and exportation of cannabis is on the increase in Nigeria.
A DEBT-RIDDEN failed businessman’s £10,000 cannabis farm was busted after police caught him sat on a doorstep smoking a joint.
POLICE circling a Taunton Deane housing estate in a helicopter discovered hundreds of cannabis plants being cultivated under lamps.
A multi-million pound cannabis farm has been uncovered in Kent after police raided an industrial unit.
Fire crews called to the scene of a blaze at a Rettendon industrial estate discovered a large quantity of what is believed to be cannabis plants in an industrial unit.
A cannabis factory containing 500 plants was discovered by police officers who smelt it from the street.
Police raids of nine Southampton homes over the past few months have resulted in the seizure of an estimated £1 million worth of cannabis plant. This staggering estimate is regarded as conservative, based upon a single crop of the plant at each property.
A chicken farm was transformed into a cannabis factory by two men who claimed they were producing the drug as a pain relief for people with cancer and multiple sclerosis (MS).
POLICE closed down two more cannabis factories last week - using thermal imaging equipment - and seized an estimated £140,000 worth of the drug.
A VIETNAMESE holidaymaker forced to run a South Yorkshire cannabis factory by drugs barons who kept him locked up day and night has been spared jail.
Thermal imaging cameras are being used by police to reveal homes concealing secret cannabis factories.
Cannabis factories have been found in houses in Merton prompting police to urge householders to watch out for would-be tenants who offer large sums of money upfront for rent.
A vast network of cannabis factories run by Vietnamese gangs and producing tens of millions of pounds worth of drugs has been uncovered by police.
BAILIFFS called in to repossess a house on a quiet road in Bricket Wood may have inadvertently bungled a major police operation when they stumbled upon one of biggest cannabis factories ever discovered in Herts.
A man caught growing more than 150 cannabis plants at his home has been jailed.
THE building looks like any that has fallen victim to a fire: charred window frames sit next to a satellite dish, with chairs and a table abandoned in the garden.
FROM the outside it looks like a normal suburban detached house. But inside police found it had been converted into a cannabis factory with more than 700 plants crammed into the rooms - one of the biggest drug-growing operations ever discovered in Herts.
The pots in which cannabis was cultivated in the Chingford house tenants turned into a drugs factory.
Police who raided a Birmingham terraced house found two bedrooms crammed full of cannabis plants linked to a sophisticated growing system, the city’s Crown Court heard.