Avon and Somerset Police are distributing 'scratch and sniff' cards to the public to help people identify cannabis. The cards replicate the smell of cannabis in its growing state. Avon and Somerset has one of the highest numbers of cannabis farms in the UK.
A joint two year cannabis-seizing operation in Avon and South Wales has ended with the arrest of eight people yesterday. Overall, 7,500 cannabis plants worth an estimated £3.5 million and more than £400,000 in cash have been confiscated by police from Avon and Somerset, South Wales, and Gwent.