How landlords can prevent cannabis farms

Cannabis farms have been found in commercial, industrial and residential buildings - including vacant and tenanted properties. Criminal gangs often cause substantial property damage when growing cannabis, leaving landlords with repair bills that can run into many thousands of pounds.

This article discusses the scale of the problem, the common warning signs of cannabis cultivation, and the steps landlords can take to manage the risks.

Topics covered:
• Why cannabis cultivation leads to property damage.
• Clean-up costs and legal implications.
• Warning signs of cannabis cultivation.
• Security measures and background checks.