LONDON - The normal bustle of London's financial district has been
quieted by the latest national lockdown, with businesses shuttered and
work shifted to home.
But the sudden lull and the unexpected vacating of prime real estate
has seen at least one venture (albeit an illegal one) thrive: an
indoor weed farm.
That ended this past week when police officers discovered the criminal
operation, which they called a "cannabis factory," in a basement
equipped with wired lighting and ventilation tubes in a commercial
building not far from the Bank of England.
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