Hydroponic cannabis growth - a dangerous practice
THE dangerous practic of growing hydroponic cannabis is of such concern Lismore detectives are asking for assistance.
They are asking people to indentify hydroponic cultivation set ups in the Richmond Local Area Command.
The growing of hydroponic cannabis is a highly dangerous practice whereby persons often divert electricity from the grid, without permission and/or the qualifications to do so.
The offences whereby 50 or more plants are grown indoors, can see jail terms of 15 years and 20 years for 200 or more plants.
Some of these plantations are set up in the family home causing an additional risk to the safety of children.
So if you have information, please call Lismore Detectives on 6626 0599 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
All information is treated in confidence.