Marijuana fuels career longevity
Lately Florida marijuana growers are providing drug agents with a lot of job security. Yesterday, the Drug Enforcement Agency led raids on 150 indoor pot grow houses across the state, with one-third shut down in the 305. Television news stations WPLG and WFOR reported that law enforcers arrested 135 people and seized 9,250 plants worth more than $41 million. Last year, New Times chronicled the Sunshine state’s grow house phenomenon (epidemic according to U.S. Attorney Alexander Acosta) that prompted state lawmakers to increase criminal penalties against marijuana traffickers.
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