Plants Seized in California by Federal Agents in 2010

in Substance Abuse

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, seizures of marijuana in the State of California in 2010 accounted for over 70 percent of the nation-wide seizures. Authorities seized 188,297 marijuana plants in 2010 from 791 homes that were growing the plant indoors. Back in 2005, police seized 107,047 marijuana plants at 572 indoor growing homes.

Source:  Norimitsu Onishi, “Foreclosed Houses Become Homes for Indoor Marijuana Farms,” New York Times, May 6, 2012.

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