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New York - A woman from a wealthy New York suburb is accused of growing and attempting to sell more than 1 000 marijuana plants from a city warehouse.

A federal complaint says Andrea Sanderlin, from Scarsdale, New York, operated a warehouse in Queens that contained a "sophisticated operation to grow and process marijuana”.

The complaint was filed 20 May by Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent David Lee.

It was first reported on Tuesday by The Smoking Gun website.

Sanderlin's attorney, Joel Winograd, did not return a message or e-mail seeking comment on Tuesday night.

Lee says law enforcement agents entered the warehouse using a search warrant to find two rooms designed to grow marijuana.

He says each room had state of the art lighting, irrigation and ventilation systems.

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