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The small Ontario city of Fergus, not farm from Guelph, became the latest community in the province to yield yet another multi-million-dollar weed grow-op. As part of a probe of criminal organizations that exploit the legal cannabis market, a joint team led by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant on a commercial property in Fergus on Thursday. There, they found more than 4,300 cannabis plants, notes a video release of the bust. Beyond the plants, estimated to be worth $4.3 million, the OPP reports that police seized about $250,000 worth of processed cannabis and an unspecified, although characterized as large, amount of Canadian currency. The OPP received help from local roads and fire departments, and the Electrical Safety Authority. The find has resulted in two men being charged with cannabis and other drug-related offences. Wei Chen, 40, and Zhong Xiang Chen, 30, faces charges under the Cannabis Act, including possession for the purpose of selling, according to Global News.

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