Cannabis Factory Uncovered In Cardiff Hospital

Police in Cardiff searching for a missing person have uncovered a cannabis farm in a disused ward of a psychiatric hospital.

It is understood that around 30 cannabis plants were uncovered by officers during a search at Whitchurch Hospital in Cardiff.

News of the cannabis farm was revealed in a report by the BBC. It is understood that the farm was uncovered on 30 June and that the hospital is cooperating with an investigation.


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