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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Grow Houses

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# Trafficking
From Vietnam to Mountjoy: Shackled by debt, trafficked and trapped in an Irish growhouse
Q’s story is terrifying and heartbreaking, as well as a look at the failure of global laws.
# Human Trafficking
Some convicted migrants may have been forced to commit crimes by human traffickers
183 people were trafficked into Ireland in three years, a report shows.
# Drugs
Grow Houses: Do you know what your tenants are doing?
John, an unsuspecting landlord in Co Galway, found that his rented house had been used to grow cannabis. Repairing the damage done cost him thousands of euros.
# Drugs
5 arrested as Gardaí seize €5 million in cannabis plants from 'industrial' operation
The haul of cannabis plants from industrial-style grow houses around the country was one of the largest drug seizures of the year
# Cannabis
Increase in cannabis production a 'concern': Garda Commissioner
Martin Callinan said that there has been an increase in the number of grow houses since the closure of head shops around the country – but says gardaí are making “significant in-roads” in tackling the criminal gangs involved.