Twitterverse unimpressed with U.K. police seizure of 800 small baggies of suspected cannabis

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Seriously, great work!” When it comes to drugs in the U.K., being illegal means a person cannot take, carry, make, sell, deal or share them, including cannabis. For a Class B drug like cannabis, possession is punishable by as long as five years in prison, an unlimited fine or both. I bet my bollocks to a barn dance you arrested far more people for alcohol related crime,” the post read. The change wasn’t sufficient to deter officers, who ended up arresting both males and recovering 800-plus bags of weed. “Both arrested for drug offences,” notes the tweet. Supply or production, though, can ratchet up the potential prison term to 14 years.

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The Enfield arm of the Metropolitan Police Service in the U.K. received a bit of pushback from social media after celebrating on Twitter about a recent bust in which they seized about 800 small bags of weed.

“Great proactive policing from #NorthArea Tasking Team,” the tweet read, explaining that the bust occurred after officers spotted two males leaving an address who, seeing the police, opted to change direction.

The change wasn’t sufficient to deter officers, who ended up arresting both males and recovering 800-plus bags of weed. “Both arrested for drug offences,” notes...

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