Cannabis - a UK growth industry
The number of illegal cannabis farms
found by police in the UK has trebled in the last two years, according to a
drugs charity. But how do the growers actually operate?
In ordinary suburban living rooms, behind closed doors,
Britain's illicit multi-million pound drugs trade is thriving. Just two years
ago only 11% of the cannabis on UK streets was grown within its shores. But now
that figure stands at 60%, according to a report produced by the charity
http://news.bbc.co.uk Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 12:24 GMT
Script 1: It’s a Jungle in There! (Scottish version)
Malcy: Wully, Ave no seen you fur a while?
Wullie: Naw Malcy. (Dry response) Ah’ve been lost fur days
in ra heat uv a jungle. So ah huve.
Malcy: (excited) So yer were oan Sky TV, Wullie! Great!
Aw ron buxom lassies washin’ in the scuddy, but a hate aw rat poofy bondin’ an
vomitin’ creepy crawly’s?
Wullie: Naw! Naw it wuzn’y like rat! Ah wuz lost in the
hoose wie ma machete!
Malcy: Whit, in yer ain hoose Wullie?
Wullie: Aye, in ma ain hoose, Malcy!
Malcy: (confused) But ah thought yer said it wuz a jungle.
Wullie: (mater of fact) Aye! So ah did! But yous huvn’y
seen ma lounge since ah sterted growin’ the cannabis!
Script 2: It’s a Jungle in There! (English version)
Stephen: Hi there, Martin! You’ve been scarce since the
Martin: Well Stephen, that is probably because I have been
behaving as a bit of a plonker lost in the jungle.
Stephen: Top ho! Old boy. I didn’t know you had a contract
with Sky Television? All that bonding with guys, watching the girls showering
four times a day and eating the odd centipede!
Martin: Well, actually, believe it or not. I’ve not been on
reality television. I have been in a bit of a predicament in my Lounge at home.
Stephen: (confused) But how can this be, Martin old boy?
You clearly intimated that you were a plonker lost in the jungle?
Martin: Essentially that is true! But then you have never
seen my deep jungle of recreational cannabis plants!