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Resource ID: #24645
Subject: Drugs
Source: CNBC (Fort Lee, N.J.)
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Date: 01/22/2009

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Flying over northern California, you will see row upon row of marijuana fields. These rows are worth multi-millions and are left in plain sight. This is “evidence of a lucrative, but also increasingly violent, underground pot industry”. This industry has become a large part of that county's economy. Many people in this industry are turning to guns as protection, robberies in search of drug stashes, and arrival of Mexican drug cartels.

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