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Mexican soldiers, police destroy 1,795 pot fields

Soldiers and federal police sent to restore order in Michoacán state have discovered 1,795 marijuana fields in the past week and seized or destroyed marijuana worth about $8.2 million, security officials said Monday. Officials estimate the raids cost the drug cartels as much as $626 million, counting not only the value of the destroyed plants but also the drugs that could have been produced with opium poppies and marijuana seeds seized in the raids, the army said. Full Story

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