In the message, the force said the plant had been “seized today.”
Police say that an elderly couple who bought what they thought was an innocuous green bush at a flea market and planted it at home were shocked to realise they had unwittingly grown a monstrous cannabis plant in their garden.
The message exclaimed: “Elderly couple bought shrub at car boot sale, tended carefully-biggest cannabis plant we had seen!!”.
Police in Bedford were so surprised to discover the shrub, they posted a picture to Twitter about their find.
Police officers were said to be astounded when they spotted the plant. They have collected it and a spokesperson said it would be disposed of.
Green Barn Farms, located at the base of Huckleberry Mountain in Washington, is a Tier III Clean Green-certified grow farm. The farm also donates 4.2 percent of profits to local schools and charities.
This legal operation in Ottawa, Canada grows more than a dozen different strains in 42 high-tech shipping containers.
And that means plants. Lots and lots and lots and lots of plants. whether they’re technically legal or not.
In 2016, law enforcement in Stockton, California said it had discovered a warehouse that contained approximately 40,000 illegally grown marijuana plants.
Green Barn Farms, Washington
The Kent-based GW Pharmaceuticals has two greenhouses holding 30,000 marijuana plants. Since it opened in 1998, GW has produced more than two million plants. The cannabis is used for research on a medicinal drug, Sativex, that helps those suffering from multiple sclerosis.
GFarmaLabs will build Southern California’s first marijuana cultivation farm in Desert Hot Springs in 2017. The 100,000-square-foot compound will have three greenhouses, a packing facility, and a guard house. Desert Hot Springs officials believe the farm could bring in an estimated $800,000 in tax revenue.
Americann, based in Colorado, plans to open the country’s largest marijuana grow facility in 2017. Breaking ground in Freetown, Massachussets in March, the canna-business park is expected to be 1 million square feet, including energy-efficient greenhouses for cultivation and plant-processing spaces on a 53-acre tract.
Clever growing at Mettrum
Daya Foundation President Ana Maria Gazmuri has said the farm has nearly 7,000 plants. And although the production, sale and distribution of cannabis is illegal in Chile, authorities have allowed patients to use pot for certain chronic conditions.
Northern California’s Emerald Triangle, widely known as the largest marijuana-producing region in the nation, is home to Ganja Ma Gardens. Run by the “Cannabis Couple” Swami Chaitanya and Nikki Lastreto, this 190-acre farm has “99 plants, in a variety of 19 strains,” per a Dope Magazine interview.