Under prohibition, violence around the UK's huge illegal cannabis cultivation industry is endemic as Albanian gangs expand weed farm operations to Wales.
Weed gangs using Britain’s disused crime fighting infrastructure as cover is a sure sign that something is not going to plan.
Police have dismantled a drug ring specialising in weed cultivation which trafficked truckloads of the drug from Spain across Europe.
Every kilo of weed grown in UK illegal cannabis farms produces the same carbon emissions as a return flight from London to New York.
A new breed of criminals, violent gangs who steal cannabis grows, have flourished alongside the rise of the UK’s illicit weed farm industry.
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Less crime and inquisitive neighbours have led to a flurry of busts on indoor cannabis factories.