Ah, the latest in a long line of "Huh, that's a pungent odor" stories that become pot busts: Police found a pot farm in a Brooklyn warehouse yesterday. The Post says the operation was "high-tech," with "elaborate lighting and ventilation system." But the lighting needs to be elaborate for the pot to grow - and it has to be ventilated, lest workers pass out from fumes. In the end, it was the neighbors who brought down the operation when they noted the odd smell; police found 600 plants inside and $200,000 in pot stuffed into garbage bags.
The warehouse was at 1572 Atlantic Avenue in Crown Heights, but the "farmer" was from Ithaca! Holla, Upstate!