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Spain: Crop chopped - police find and seize 1,800 marijuana plants01:21

Spain: Crop chopped - police find and seize 1,800 marijuana plants

Spain, Madrid
July 27, 2015 at 07:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Police officers seized a marijuana plantation in Valdemorillo, 42 km (46 mi) west of Madrid, Monday, consisting of around 1,800 hemp plants that were grown for sale.

The whole house was built for the growth of the plant, with a full-time employed botanist apparently in-house to ensure the crop grew in optimum conditions.

The investigation leading to the discovery of the crop started at the beginning of this year, after the National Police received information of an organisation ruled by several members engaged in the sale of the drug. Two of those members have been arrested during the operation for alleged crimes against public health.

The growth of marijuana for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden in Spain.

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Police officers seized a marijuana plantation in Valdemorillo, 42 km (46 mi) west of Madrid, Monday, consisting of around 1,800 hemp plants that were grown for sale.

The whole house was built for the growth of the plant, with a full-time employed botanist apparently in-house to ensure the crop grew in optimum conditions.

The investigation leading to the discovery of the crop started at the beginning of this year, after the National Police received information of an organisation ruled by several members engaged in the sale of the drug. Two of those members have been arrested during the operation for alleged crimes against public health.

The growth of marijuana for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden in Spain.

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