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Cannabis crop guide for landlords

28 January 10 11:45 GMT

Police in south west Scotland have asked landlords and retailers to help them spot potential cannabis factories.

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary is staging the special summit to highlight the tell-tale signs that a drugs farm could be operating in a building.

The force has uncovered major cannabis growing operations in rural parts of the region in recent years.

It hopes to raise awareness among property owners of what to look out for in relation to such criminal activity.

The seminar is being addressed by experts and officers from the local police force.

The Scottish Crime and Drug Enforcement Agency, Scottish Power, insurance experts and Crimestoppers are also due to attend.

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