Cannabis plants worth £5,000 grown in ladies' toilets in Birmingham pub

Police made the discovery near a sign warning against drug use

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The Independent Online

“No Drugs!” reads a sign at a pub in Birmingham – or at least only if you "spend a penny" it seems.

Police discovered £5,000 worth of marijuana being grown in the women’s’ toilets at the Laffin Few in Tipton, the Birmingham Mail reported.

Ironically, the discovery was made within the vicinity of a sign displayed on the wall of the pub that stated: “No Drugs! Anyone caught will be banned for life.”

But despite the warning, more than 110 cannabis plants were found growing during a surprise raid on Tuesday.

Tipton Green Neighbourhood  Policing Team (NPT) tweeted: “Shame this establishment didn’t heed its own sign huh? Licensee to be dealt with.”


Officers removed the drugs in order for them to be destroyed but no arrests were made.

A West Midlands Police spokesman told the newspaper: “At around 1.45pm officers located around 110 cannabis plants at the Laffin Few pub in High Street, Tipton.

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“The plants have now been removed and seized.

“Nobody has been arrested at this stage – officers will be speaking to a man concerning the matter.”