Spanish Police Seize Largest Ever Haul of Cannabis

The Spanish Civil Guard said they have seized the largest ever haul of cannabis following a series of raids across Spain.

The Civil Guard said they seized more than 32,370 kilograms, the equivalent of 1.1 million cannabis plants which have an estimated worth of £57 million ($65 million).

The police said that twenty people were arrested over the course of the raids; nine men and 11 women between the ages of 20 and 59.

The raids took place in Toledo, Ciudad Real, Valencia and Asturias, where, according to police, an organization made up of different companies was buying the seeds, growing the plants, packaging them, and exporting them across Europe, police said. Credit: Guardia Civil via Storyful

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