California police take down weed grow-op more than 100,000 plants strong

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Efforts by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) to combat illegal cannabis grow-ops in the California area paid off big this week when detectives discovered thousands of plants and millions of dollars in infrastructure. But beyond the bud, detectives found millions of dollars worth of infrastructure, equipment, lighting, generators and supplies, the post adds. Commercial operations require a state licence and many areas do not allow outdoor grows at all. “Applicants will also need to provide proof of approval from the local jurisdiction they’ll be operating in before a licence can be issued,” according to the California Cannabis Portal. An image of the inside of the illegal grow. / “This organized and sophisticated network of individuals were making tens of millions of dollars in profit and avoiding California Marijuana Regulations,” the ACSO reports. Subscribe to Weekend Dispensary, a new weekly newsletter from The GrowthOp.

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Efforts by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) to combat illegal cannabis grow-ops in the California area paid off big this week when detectives discovered thousands of plants and millions of dollars in infrastructure.

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