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Police Give Advice on Spotting a "Cannabis Drug House" to Nottingham Citizens

By Beenthere2Hippie, Sep 29, 2014 | Updated: Sep 29, 2014 | |
  1. Beenthere2Hippie
    As part of a crackdown on cannabis being grown by criminals in Nottingham, police have released a guide on how to spot if it is being grown near you. The month-long action is to tackle an increase in burglary and robbery, often with violence, which they see is linked to cannabis grows.

    The indicators are:

    • Strong, sickly smell given off by cannabis plants.

    • High levels of condensation.

    • Constantly covered or blocked off windows.

    • Cannabis growing equipment transported to and from house.

    • External modifications to the property, like ventilation.

    • Constant buzz of ventilation.

    • People loitering.

    • Strong and constant lighting day and night.

    • Unsociable coming and going at all hours.

    • Lots of power cables.

    Last updated Mon 29 Sept. 2014


    Okay, okay. This release was so ridiculously funny that I just had to put it up as evidence of how clueless many police--and those calling themselves "journalists" can be. -- BT2H

    ITV News/Sept. 29, 2014
    Graphic: You Tube
    Newshawk Crew

    Author Bio

    BT2H is a retired news editor and writer from the NYC area who, for health reasons, retired to a southern US state early, and where BT2H continues to write and to post drug-related news to DF.


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