Police ask public: ‘Help us win fight against cannabis’

CLASS B DRUG ... community support officer Laura Sinclair at a cannabis farm found in Jacks Terrace, South Shields.

CLASS B DRUG ... community support officer Laura Sinclair at a cannabis farm found in Jacks Terrace, South Shields.

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SOUTH Tynesiders are being urged to help police win the fight against drugs.

New figures show that on average more than 21 cannabis farms were found every day across Britain in 2010-2011, according to a report from the Association of Chief Police Officers (Acpo).

The total number discovered was 7,865 – or £100m of the Class B drug – and 57 of those were in Northumbria Police Force area.

 

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