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This Is How Much Electricity You Need To Grow 600 Cannabis Plants

Two men were taken to Newtown Police Station and will appear in court later today.

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Sydney police have raided a building in Mascot, near Sydney airport, and seized millions of dollars worth of cannabis.

NSW Police

An incredibly large hydroponic setup was found inside the building, made up of over 600 plants. Two men - a 53-year-old and a 38-year-old - were stopped in their vehicle later and taken into custody at Newtown Police Station.

The older man was charged with cultivating a large commercial quantity of a prohibited plant and using electricity without authority, said NSW Police in a release.

The younger man was charged with cultivating a large commercial quantity of a prohibited plant.

Both men were refused bail and will appear at Central Local Court today.

Brad Esposito is a news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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