Ontario seniors nabbed after police suss out $5 million cannabis butane oil lab

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A tip from the public about a potential illegal cannabis grow in Caledon, Ont. revealed not only a massive farm, but also a multi-million-dollar butane oil lab. OPP photo of seized cannabis and related equipment from illegal lab. / Last year in New Zealand, a couple caused more than $40,400 in damage to a house after their bid to make cannabis oil resulted in a massive explosion. OPP photo of illegal grow operation and butane oil lab in Ontario. / Government information notes that to do so safely and legally, growers must follow all relevant provincial, territorial and municipal laws, including local bylaws, related to zoning, fire safety, electrical safety and inspection requirements. There have been other indoor, cannabis extraction-related explosions in recent years, some of these resulting in injury or even death. The street value of the weed and equipment was estimated at just shy of $5 million.

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A tip from the public about a potential illegal cannabis grow in Caledon, Ont. revealed not only a massive farm, but also a multi-million-dollar butane oil lab.

The Caledon detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported in a Sept. 8 tweet that officers were tipped off in July and while executing a search warrant on Sept. 2, the unlicensed lab was found in a greenhouse outside.

The street value of the weed and equipment was estimated at just shy of $5 million.

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