Record number of raids on Swedish drug farms

Sweden criminalized illicit drug use in 1988, following a two-year attempt to introduce a more tolerant approach that was considered a failure by authorities
The Local (Sweden)
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

cannabis-growingSwedes are growing more and more cannabis. Never before have so many illegal drug farms been reported to the police, according to Swedish media. In 2014 a total of 904 cannabis farms were reported to the police – more than quadruple the 211 reports officers received in 2004, according to the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention (Brottsförebyggande rådet, BRÅ). (See also: Denmark: More young Danes prefer cannabis to alcohol | Norway sees first synthetic cannabis death)