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Australia arrests 14 Vietnamese in historic cannabis bust – VnExpress International

By Phan Anh  &nbspOctober 26, 2020 | 04:04 pm GMT+7 Several Vietnamese men are arrested by police of New South Wales, Australia, in a cannabis seizure operation in October, 2020. Photo courtesy of the New South Wales police. 14 Vietnamese men in Australia were arrested in a cannabis bust worth over AUD40 million ($28.5 million), one of the largest such cases in the country’s history. Detectives of New South Wales (NSW) Police Force seized 13,353 cannabis plants and around 17.69 kg of dried cannabis, worth at least AUD16.9 million ($12 million), after searching several properties in Minimbah, Melinga and Moorland […]

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Vietnam farmer caught growing cannabis plants 'to feed chickens' – The Star Online

HANOI, Sept 28 (dpa): Vietnamese authorities have caught a farmer growing over 300 cannabis plants in the middle of his orange grove, which he said were for feeding his chickens, the state media has announced. Police in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, located around three hours from Ho Chi Minh City, said 42-year-old Bui Duc Hoa grew 304 cannabis plants. The farmer told local authorities he bought the seeds from a friend and started growing the plants, which had already reached a height of 1.5 metres, two months ago. The farmer told police he received the cannabis seeds from a friend, […]

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