More than 1,000 bags of cannabis sweets seized in raid
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Police recovered more than 1,000 bags of cannabis-infused sweets and a large quantity of cash during a drugs raid.
Officers acting on intelligence forced entry to an address in Mountfield Drive, Bestwood, shortly after 2pm on Monday (4 September).
Inside they found the sweets, more than a kilogram of cannabis, empty bags ready for sealing, a large quantity of expensive designer clothing and cash.
A 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class B drug with intent to supply and later released on bail.
Cannabis is increasingly being found in cookies, cakes, chocolates and sweets as dealers seek to diversify their offer.
In many cases, packaging is also designed to mimic well-known brands and can be appealing to young people.
After testing, the products seized will be destroyed and all associated equipment put beyond use.
Detective Constable Sean Davison, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “The products could easily be mistaken for normal sweets and as such could pose a serious risk to children.
“I am pleased we have now taken such a large amount of these drugs off the streets and would urge all parents to be aware that these products are out there. Our investigation into what we found will now continue.”