UK: Legal cannabis field in Sussex raided by Facebook mob

A FIELD of harmless hemp was ransacked after Facebook users claimed to have discovered a ten acre patch of wild cannabis in rural Sussex.

Police were called after vandals ripped up the legal plants and tried to smoke them.

Landowner Keith Langmead said: “They can smoke it all they like, they won’t get high.

“They could have a bonfire of it and they still won’t get high.”

Farmer Nathaniel Loxley, 28, said people started stealing his plants after a message was posted on Facebook at the weekend.

“This is industrial hemp with no THC content, no psychoactive content.

“There have been a few kids trespassing and some theft.

“It’s understandable, it’s not...

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