1. Dear Drugs-Forum readers: We are a small non-profit that runs one of the most read drug information & addiction help websites in the world. We serve over 4 million readers per month, and have costs like all popular websites: servers, hosting, licenses and software. To protect our independence we do not run ads. We take no government funds. We run on donations which average $25. If everyone reading this would donate $5 then this fund raiser would be done in an hour. If Drugs-Forum is useful to you, take one minute to keep it online another year by donating whatever you can today. Donations are currently not sufficient to pay our bills and keep the site up. Your help is most welcome. Thank you.

Big drug haul in northern Tas

By buseman · Jul 14, 2010 ·
  1. buseman
    [IMGL=white]http://www.drugs-forum.com/forum/picture.php?albumid=1242&pictureid=9921"][/IMGL]Police have seized more than $300,000 worth of cannabis in what they say is one of Tasmania's biggest drug hauls.

    Police from the state's northern drug squad seized 48 kilograms of cannabis during raids on homes in two Launceston suburbs this week.

    The street value of the drugs is estimated to be up to $350,000.

    An man aged 22 and a 32-year-old man from Rosevears have been charged with trafficking.

    They have been summonsed to appear in the Magistrates Court in Launceston at a later date.

    Inspector Scott Flude from Launceston CIB believes the cannabis originated in Tasmania.

    It is a very large seizure, it's very significant. I've never seen 48 kilos of dried cannabis in one area such as it was so it is significant as far as a drug seizure for Tasmania Police, he said.

    My expectation is that seizing 48 kilograms of cannabis, especially for northern Tasmania, is a lot of cannabis, I think we'll see a noticeable impact on the street in the next few months.

    Investigations are continuing.



To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!