South Australian police have raided a property at Buckland Park in Adelaide’s rural north. The findings are said to be significant and one of the state’s biggest finds. Both hydroponic plants and dried cannabis were found.
Three people from Burnie, Tasmania are being charged with trafficking drugs, with police saying they were advertising their CBD infused gummy sweets online. The police found four packages of the cannabis gummy bears.
Police raids in the Glass House Mountains, Nambour, Mount Coolum, Maleny and Glenwood result in $470,000 worth of drugs being seized, including 156 cannabis plants and 12.365kg of dried cannabis.
A man from Western Australia has been given a fine for eating sandwiches he made using cannabutter (cannabis-infused butter), to treat an injury he gained at work.
A police search of three properties near Taree, at Minimbah, Melinga and Moorland, has found 13,353 cannabis plants growing illegally, in one of the biggest seizures found by New South Wales police.
Three men have been charged in the Norther Territory for trying to bring in 132 kilograms of cannabis into the state. The drugs packages were found with labels saying they were ‘stone monuments’.
Drug traffickers are finding new ways to smuggle in cannabis to remote communities in the Northern Territory, Australia. Police have now found frozen chickens, with hidden cannabis inside.
Whilst police in Far North Queensland were raiding a large cannabis grow room, they heard something moving in some nearby leaves. Turns out there was a python ‘guarding’ the grow room!
Organised Crime Squad officers in Western Australia have sent a warning for landlords to keep a close eye on their rental properties after 265 cannabis plants were found in a rental property in of two Geraldton houses.
A man in regional NSW has been charged after over $6 million dollars’ worth of cannabis plants were found growing on his remote property in Tindarey. This is the largest outdoor cultivation site found growing in NSW since 2017.
Four men were in court this week for their involvement in cannabis smuggling and money laundering. The drugs were discovered by a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) in the Northern Territory.
A major drug smuggling and money laundering operation has been discovered by police, after they were alerted to questionable electronic money transfers via Darwin to Indonesia. Six men have now been charged.
Patients speak about how the Federal Government regulates medicinal cannabis has made it excessively expensive, costing some up to $600 a month. Patients are finding other ways to get their hands on the drug, including the black market.
Police in Carrara on the Gold Coast, have found a sophisticated grow house, situated behind a stell door, underneath the property. Over 100 hydroponic plants were seized, alongside other illegal drugs.
Guiseppe Romeo, 65, has been sentenced in Darwin after admitting to being the man in charge of a $1.8 million drug distribution ring between South Australia and Darwin.
The standard medical advice for using medicinal cannabis it to wait five days before driving, but some patients are deciding to drive under the influence illegally and take the risk of punishment.
Watch this short clip of a cannabis farm near Leyburn, south-west of Toowoomba in Queensland, as police find over $5 million worth of cannabis plants on the property.
A grandmother from Darwin, amongst others, has been jailed after she confessed to selling 45kg of marijuana. The drugs seizure is said to have been worth $400,000 in value.
Western Australian Police have seized 7500 illegal cannabis plants from a property in Red Gully, around 140km north of Perth. The police investigation is ongoing, and they have not yet found the persons responsible.
Police in the Northern Territory have seized $900,000 worth of cannabis, after a long operation to try and prevent drugs entering remote NT communities.