Large cannabis plantation found in Tahiti

10:01 am on 2 November 2017

Police in French Polynesia have discovered a cannabis plantation with more than 4500 plants in a forest in Tahiti.

Professor Chris Wilkins has released a model for the regulation of legal recreational cannabis.

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They said they found the 3000 square meter plantation while on a mission looking for drugs near Papara.

The street value of the seized cannabis is estimated at almost $US1million.

There were no reports of any arrests.

Police in French Polynesia find about 30,000 cannabis plants a year.

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