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Published:January 23rd, 2017 12:05 EST
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Smugglers Disguise Packages of Marijuana as Watermelons

By Robert Paul Reyes

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered 3,000 pounds of alleged marijuana within a commercial shipment of fresh watermelons.

CBP officers utilized a non-intrusive imagining (NII) system along with the help of a canine team to locate the narcotics. CBP officers extracted 390 packages containing a total of 3,000 pounds of alleged marijuana concealed within the watermelon shipment.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


In a perfect world there would be no need to smuggle marijuana, medical and recreational marijuana would be legal, and everybody from blue-haired grannies to blue-haired millennials would be growing weed in their backyard.

Needless to say we don`t live in a perfect world, we live in a dystopian society that wastes billions in a mindless "war on drugs" that targets minorities and enriches drug lords.

America would be a much saner and peaceful place if every American consumed a watermelon-sized package of cannabis on a yearly basis.

Smugglers are ingenious, they are always coming up with creative ways to smuggle marijuana and other controlled substances, but concealing the magic herb in a packages meant to look like a watermelons wasn`t one of their best ideas. Click the link at the bottom of this page to see the fake watermelons.

Reading an article like this that illustrates the insanity of the war on drugs is enough to make any sane person light up a joint.

Read More:

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/local-media-release/cbp-field-operations-seizes-3000-pounds-marijuana-disguised-watermelons

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