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Largest marijuana plantation in Spain found in Barcelona


POLICE have found the most important marijuana plantation in Spain, in Vilassar de Mar in Barcelona.

The farm, comprising 35 hectares, had been in operation since 2018 and was found by the authorities on June 15. 

A joint operation by the Guardia Civil and Policia Nacional arrested 5 folks for the unlawful manufacturing of narcotics and crimes in opposition to public well being.

Over six tons of marijuana had been seized.

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Police have found the most important marijuana plantation in Spain, in Vilassar de Mar in Barcelona. Picture Policia Nacional

The investigation started in March 2021 when law enforcement officials found a 32 hectares plot which purported to supply industrial hemp – a authorized materials produced from the hashish plant.

Nonetheless, a legal organisation was the truth is producing marajuana on an enormous scale and didn’t have permission from the Spanish Company for Medicines and Well being merchandise to develop the vegetation.

Police mentioned the suspects positioned posters on the constructing that learn ‘Industrial hemp cultivation’ together with logos of various public administrations in Cataluña to faux they had been engaged in a authorized exercise.

Law enforcement officials additionally seized 305 kilograms of marijuana pollen within the bust, making it one of many largest unlawful hashish operations in Spain’s historical past.

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