Two jailed for cannabis farm at Swedish school

Eight months after 570 cannabis plants were discovered at a disused school in Lysekil in western Sweden, two men have been sent to prison.


The men are the first to face jail since a series of raids on potential drug farms in Sweden and Denmark over the winter.


One was sentenced to three years in prison, with the second suspect jailed for two and a half years.


Gothenburg District Court heard that the pair had helped cultivate the plants at a factory inside an old school. 


According to regional newspaper GT, the 570 plants were found by police when they searched the property on December 2nd in 2014, enough to produce around 31 kilograms of marijuana.


The stash is among the biggest found in Sweden in recent years.


"They have...taken care of the plants, giving them water and fertilizer and then tending, harvesting and...

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