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Leeds: Recession ‘driving ordinary people into cannabis production’

Posted by seumasach on October 20, 2012

Yorkshire Evening Post

20th October, 2012

Cash-strapped residents in Leeds are turning to crime and converting their homes into cannabis farms to make ends meet, the YEP can reveal.


A Leeds City Council report said there was evidence a cannabis-growing “cottage industry” had sprung up in parts of the city because of the difficult financial climate.

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