British Sugar cannabis farm ‘weed’ smell investigated – BBC News

A sugar producer is investigating whether its cannabis farm is responsible for a smell which has been baffling Norfolk residents for a week.British Sugar began growing a non‐psychoactive variety of cannabis at its Wissington plant this year for use in children’s epilepsy medicine.Following its harvest, people began complaining about the smell of “weed”, the Eastern Daily Press reported.The company said it is taking comments “seriously” and investigating.British Sugar began cultivating the cannabis – which produces the active medicinal chemical cannabidiol – after phasing out its tomato production at the site.

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