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POLICE discovered a large quantity of harvested cannabis after carrying out a drugs raid on a former tanning salon.
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Police inquiries are ongoing in order to find the person responsible for the cannabis factory set up. ?xml:namespace>
Detective Constable Gary Armour, Blackpool CID, said: "This was a sophisticated set up where concerted efforts have been made by those concerned to conceal the cannabis factory from local residents. ?xml:namespace>
"This was a significant amount of cannabis to find and as it was harvested it had been about to make its way out on to the streets of the resort – our raid has prevented this from happening.” ?xml:namespace>
There are a number of tell tale signs that cannabis is being grown in a property: ?xml:namespace>
If you have information about suspected cannabis cultivation contact police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. In an emergency always dial 999. ?xml:namespace>