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3,700 plants seized from illicit cannabis grow in Ontario

Police estimate the value of the raid at $3.7M

$3.7M seized from illicit cannabis grow in Ontario
Police used a Cannabis Act search warrant was used at an industrial building on Exeter Road in North Bay. Image via OPP

Police in Ontario say they’ve seized nearly $4 million of illicit weed from a North Bay building.

In a statement issued Friday, the Ontario Provincial Police say that a Cannabis Act search warrant was used at an industrial building on Exeter Road in North Bay on Wednesday.

As a result, officers seized about 3,700 cannabis plants at various stages of growth and “numerous drug-related paraphernalia.”

Police estimate the street value of the cannabis is about $3.7 million.

Read more: $22M of illicit weed seized during Ontario raid

Five people in the building at the time were arrested and charged with cultivating, propagating or harvesting cannabis plants at a place that isn’t their home.

 

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