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NSW: Police seize $300,000 worth of cannabis plants.

05 Mar 2009 8:59 PM

SYDNEY, March 5 AAP - Police have charged two men on the NSW far north coast after finding cannabis plants with an estimated street value of about $300,000.

Police said about 1.50pm (AEDT) on Wednesday, officers raided a property at Dyraaba, near Lismore, where they located a large amount of dried cannabis leaf in a shed and house with an estimated potential street value of $47,500.

Officers also found a cannabis crop containing 82 plants in a forest near the border of the property with an estimated street value of $250,000.

A 45-year-old man and a 22-year-old man have been charged with offences including possession of a prohibited drug and supplying a prohibited drug.

They are both expected to appear at Kyogle Local Court on April 16.

Investigations are continuing.