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March 3, 2021
Alabama
Alabama
Agents Destroy Thousands of Marijuana Plants
(2008-07-16)
(APR - Alabama Public Radio ) - The Alabama Department of Public Safety said drug agents have destroyed thousands of marijuana plants this year in the state's 67 counties.

DPS said 18,751 marijuana plants have been uprooted so far in 2008. The illegal crop had an estimated street value of $37.5 million. In 2007, ABI agents destroyed more than 28,000 pot plants.

Alabama's marijuana eradication program started in 1982.

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