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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C
Cannabis factory via PSNI
# Portadown
Two men arrested after smell led officers to cannabis factory
A number of plants, cultivation equipment and associated items have been removed for further examination.

THE SMELL OF cannabis led officers to uncover a cannabis factory in Armagh.

A 36-year-old man and 21-year-old man have been arrested and are currently assisting the PSNI with its enquiries.

Cannabis valued between £750,000 and £1 million was discovered at the factory while a number of plants, cultivation equipment and associated items have been removed for further examination.

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Detective Chief Inspector Stephen Wright described how scratch and sniff cards – which replicate the smell of cannabis growing – are being distributed to the public so they can detect the smell.

“We are pleased to have removed this amount of cannabis from circulation in our community and I would urge anyone who has information in relation to drugs to contact us immediately on 101.

Read: Man arrested after this €500k cocaine haul found in house>

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