Here’s how many cannabis plants are seized by police in Avon and Somerset each year – Somerset Live

The proper title should be how many hours Avon and Somerset police have wasted chasing a plant .

It turns out there are a lot of people across Avon and Somerset with green fingers operating outside of the law.Figures released by the police show that between May 2012 and December 2016 a total of 40,593 cannabis plants were recovered by officers across 685 different locations.The biggest haul was in June 2012, when 3,711 plants were seized from 29 different locations, while at the other end of the scale, in July 2015 the police found no plants at all.The number of plants confiscated fell from 10,464 in 2012 and 14,033 in 2013 to 6,029 in 2014, 3,282 in 2015 and 6,785 in 2016.

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