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Cannabis farm found at Swedish primary school

Published: 19 Feb 2010 06:46 GMT+01:00
Updated: 19 Feb 2010 06:46 GMT+01:00

A water leak led on Thursday to the discovery of a small cannabis farm in a school in southern Sweden, local newspaper Blekinge Läns Tidning reports.

The school had called in maintenance to investigate a suspected water leakage and once up in the attic of the primary school in Blekinge in southern Sweden, they uncovered plants linked together with heating lamps and lighting.

In total police found 13 plants.

The would-be cannabis farmer had not been altogether successful with the enterprise as only one of the plants showed any sign of life.

The school's principal suspects that the cannabis grower may have been able to access the attic space by climbing up a fire ladder.

The matter has been handed over to the police and the plants have been sent for technical analysis.

TT/The Local (news@thelocal.se)

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07:39 February 19, 2010 by EnsamVarg
I like the way they are sending the plants off for "technical analysis". How much will that cost the tax payer? Surely they know what it is by looking at it? and would it be a good idea to hide an inocent plant in an attic.
08:38 February 19, 2010 by hjoian
LOL....since when does 13 plants become a farm,and is it possible to have a farm in a attic? What next, milk heards in the basement?
09:27 February 19, 2010 by CanadianEh
LOL technical analysis... roll it, smoke it, and do the puff puff pass. If they get high then you know it was weed
10:55 February 19, 2010 by uunbeliever
It's better than Coke, Pepsi and mcDonalds in the schools, more income too!!! HA ha
11:07 February 19, 2010 by Audrian
Smoking cannabis are less dangerous than smoking cigarettes or drinking heavily.
12:44 February 19, 2010 by Taz Mania
Just preparing the kids for 'High-School'
13:50 February 19, 2010 by horace_engdahl
Waste of police resources.
16:49 February 19, 2010 by pintoflex
Save the youth from the plants! Send them to System Bolaget
23:25 February 19, 2010 by charl
That really doesn't sound like a very practical place to grow pot. The guy should have invested in some serious housing for that project.

And as much as I agree with horace that it is a waste of police resources, you have to remember the guy was stealing water and electricity from a school. That's taxpayers' money right there, and as much as I wouldn't mind some governmental growing of cannabis plants this isn't really the right way to go about achieving that goal.
05:18 February 21, 2010 by Greg in Canada
13 plants is a "farm".

Your definition of pot grow operations in Sweden must be a lot different than in Canada.
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