Earlier this year large-scale operations were shut down in Kinsclere and Crawley. Most factories are discovered thanks to community intelligence. Here’s how you can spot the clues.
5. Visitors at strange hours
Lots of money is invested in these cannabis factories - setup costs can run into tens of thousands. So they might send people to check the quality of the stock late at night.
6. White noise
If you can hear a faint buzzing coming from the building - its probably fans or the hydroponic lights needed to keep growing conditions optimum.
Cannabis farms are hot. If you're living next door and the walls are thin, you may feel the benefit of next doors grow house.
Most cannabis factories have a live-in gardener who will tend to the crop. They are at the bottom of the drugs food chain and are expendable - they're most likely to be arrested when a house is raided.