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Tas man charged with drug trafficking after Police raids

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A series of Police raids in Hobart's northern suburbs has seen a Glenorchy man charged with drug trafficking.

Police allegedly found sophisticated cannabis hydroponic set ups at two homes owned by the man.

More than half a million dollars ($520,000) worth of the drug was seized including 8 kilograms of cannabis bud, 25 mature plants and 47 small cannabis plants.

The 41 year old was charged with one count of Traffcking in a Controlled Substance. 

He is bailed to appear in the Hobart Magistrates Court at a later date. 

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