Ryan Burns / @ 4:48 p.m. / Marijuana and/or Cannabis , Media

Al Jazeera America Covers Last Week’s Marijuana Mega-Bust in Weitchpec


Water, sacred land and pot pose problem for authorities: They are cracking down on illegal massive marijuana plantations in sacred tribal lands. Rachel Levin reports.For more: http://alj.am/7tar

Posted by Al Jazeera America on Tuesday, July 21, 2015

 

Cable news channel Al Jazeera America tagged along with 70 federal and state law enforcement officers last week on the multi-agency mega-bust in which more than 10,000 plants were eradicated and 600 pounds of processed weed were seized. In the video above, reporter Rachel Levin examines the dynamic of illegal mega-grows on sacred Yurok land.


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