Officers reportedly stumbled across the factory after smelling the pungent crop near an entrance, not far from the Italian central bank.
Mr Berlusconi has dominated Italian politics for the last 17 years. He has survived more than 50 confidence votes, but has recently become mired in a series of legal and sex scandals as well as the political and economic crises.
Six former allies of Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliament have urged him to quit after his government failed to agree urgent economic reforms.
ROME – Opposition leaders have demanded an inquiry to determine if Italian government aircraft flew a bevy of young escorts to Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s private parties.
Concern was also growing in Italy over whether the billionaire media mogul premier who allegedly boasted in an intercepted phone conversation that he “did only eight” women in one night can concentrate on rescuing Italy from its severe economic woes.
David Thorne said in a statement Monday he is “very proud to have an Italian-American artist of her stature” come to the Italian capital. He quoted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as saying “human rights are gay rights and gay rights are human rights.”
Key criminal cases and trials for Italy’s Premier Silvio Berlusconi since the media mogul went into politics in January 1994
Magistrates are planning to go ahead with their probe and are expected to issue a request to indict Berlusconi as early as next week.
More buildings inside the ancient Roman city of Pompeii could collapse, Italy’s culture minister said Sunday, a day after a 2,000-year-old house once used by gladiators disintegrated into rubble.
A DNA test could pinpoint the roots of a person’s family to within a few miles, according to a new study.
ROME – Italian organized crime prosecutors received a boost Friday from a top U.S. justice official in their campaign against a bill designed by Premier Silvio Berlusconi’s government to drastically tighten restrictions on electronic eavesdropping.