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Police Claim Largest Ever Cannabis Seizure

The authorities seized 32 tons of cannabis.

Police in Spain claim they have made the largest ever cannabis seizure during recent raids.

According to the BBC, the police seized 32 tons of cannabis with an estimated value of £57 million, or about $65.7 million.

"The Civil Guard has seized the largest cache of packaged marijuana found so far," a statement said. "It was equivalent to approximately 1.1 million plants."

The police conducted raids across Spain and arrested nine men and 11 women involved with the illegal operation.

According to the BBC, the group split up tasks like buying seeds, growing and drying the plants, packaging, and shipping

According to Weedmaps, public consumption of cannabis is not legal in Spain.

However, the country allows cannabis clubs where citizens can become members and purchase cannabis.

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