Tasmania Police seize more than 2,000 opium poppy capsules, man charged with trafficking

​The 36-year-old was charged after police searched an address in the Hobart suburb of Rosetta on Friday afternoon and allegedly found 2,286 capsules and residue.

In a statement, Detective Inspector Kate Chambers said the misuse of poppies could be fatal.

"Opium poppy crops can be seen growing in Tasmania, however many people may not realise the risks associated with its use," she said.

Read More (ABC News 16/12/2019)​

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