Have you smelled cannabis in King’s Lynn?

British Sugar plant in Wissington is cultivating cannabis plants that will be used as a key ingredie

British Sugar plant in Wissington is cultivating cannabis plants that will be used as a key ingredient in a new prescription medicine. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press

More mysterious cannabis smells have been reported in West Norfolk.

This week, Fenland council appealed for people to report any strange weed-like odours.

MORE - council appeals for people to report cannabis smellThe whacky-baccy whiff is believed to come from Wissington, where a medicinal strain of cannabis has just been harvested.

Now West Norfolk council says it too has received similar reports of the smell.

'Officers have met with senior managers from British Sugar on the Wissington site,' it said.

'No specific sources of odour were identified on site, but the council, British Sugar and their specialists, have committed to work together over the growing and drying cycle of the crop to determine if these odours are linked to the site.

'In addition the council is investigating any other potential sources of the odour and has contacted the NFU for assistance in this investigation.'

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Council officers are writing to complainants to ask them to keep a diary sheet noting when they experience the odour so that any link between the odours and the growing and drying cycle can be explored.

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