‘Skunk’ leads mar­ket

Evening Telegraph (First Edition) - - Uk World Today -

SO-CALLED “skunk” now al­most com­pletely dom­i­nates the cannabis mar­ket in the UK. High­po­tency strains of the drug ac­counted for the vast ma­jor­ity of po­lice seizures, re­searchers found.

The pro­por­tion of con­fis­ca­tions re­lat­ing to skunk has risen from just over half in 2005 to 94% in 2016.

Re­searchers an­a­lysed al­most a thou­sand po­lice seizures of cannabis from the same ar­eas that were sam­pled in 2005 and 2008.

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