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  CUST 49/4406; this newspaper report from 1954 describes the case of two seamen smuggling in cannabis.

Think about: drug smuggling today is a huge business. What was the scale of the crime earlier in the century? Work out the details of what happened:
how many people on each side?
What time of day or night?
How did the seamen try to dispose of their goods?

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  Put some of the examples you have found in this Case-Study of a key factor for change affecting crime in the 20th century in your Gallery Worksheet.
  CUST 49/4406; newspaper report from 1954