Cannabis worth thousands of pounds were washed up at Slapton Sands in Devon
The haul was spotted by a dog walker who called police after several carrier bags full of the plants came ashore in the tide at Slapton Sands in Devon.
It came less than a week after cocaine with a street value of £50 million was found on a beach in Norfolk.
Twelve members of the Coastguard Search and Rescue Team and four police officers attended the scene around 10.30am on Wednesday.
Police were called after carrier bags full of the plans came ashore
Estimates say the cannabis was worth "several thousand pounds".
A Border Force craft was seen patrolling along the coastline as police and coastguard officers combed the beach looking for further plants.
Buds were still attached and officers suspect that they were dumped in a hurry.
Twelve members of the Coastguard Search and Rescue Team and four police officers attended the scene
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Around five full carrier bags were located around the centre of the beach.
One officer said he suspected that plants had been home grown and had been dumped on the outgoing tide, only to resurface when the tide came back in.
The Border Force crew said they did not think it was imported.