posted on Jul, 22 2005 @ 07:39 AM
An amazing story out of BC, DEA agents have recently discoved a 310 meter tunnel that crosses under the Canada-US border. Police have arrested 3 men
with more iminent. The growing demand for "BC Bud" a powerful strain of marijuana has pushed smugglers to new levels of sophistication in smuggling
methods. Police said that this was one of the best built tunnels they have even seen
Authorities in the United States have busted a drug-running operation on the border of Washington state and British Columbia that allegedly used an
underground tunnel to transport marijuana.
CTV News Vancouver confirmed that RCMP officers were involved in the Wednesday bust, which was led by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Homeland
Security is also involved in the investigation.
White House drug czar John Walters once blamed the high potency of "B.C. Bud" in part for a rise in marijuana-related emergency room incidents.
"Canada is exporting to us the crack of marijuana," Walters said.
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The BC Bud problem continues to flourish, Growers have been caught trying to move large quantities accross the border for some time, the potency of
this strain is what has provided such a high demand.
Growers continue to find new ways to minimize the risk of making a quick buck. While the profits are incredibly high the penalties in Canada remain to
be the equivalant of a slap on the wrist.
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