Queensland's controversial anti-gang laws will be used for the first time against groups not linked to bikies.

Police will use the state's Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment (VLAD) laws to prosecute two alleged drug syndicates which are not associated with bikie gangs.

Officers from Taskforce Maxima searched 28 properties on the Gold Coast and Brisbane as part of a four-month covert operation into drug production and trafficking.
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