19 May 2006

louisiana pot farmers beware

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More than 500 marijuana plants seized in Concordia Parish

Louisiana State Police narcotics agents have seized more than 500 marijuana plants growing along the Black River near the Mayna community of Concordia Parish, police reported.

While narcotics agents conducted Marijuana Eradication Air Operations, with the support of the Louisiana State Police Air Support Unit, a plot of marijuana plants was discovered.

Once confirmed that the plants were indeed marijuana, seven more plots were discovered from the air within a one mile stretch of the river bank.

A total of 521 plants were seized, an estimated street value of over $781,500, State Police reported.

Anyone with information regarding marijuana cultivation can contact the Louisiana State Police Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Hotline at 1-800-535-3344.

Originally published May 19, 2006
about the photo:

This slide was taken on 2003-04-00 around 10:00:00 in Nepal by Shahar
People on the picture: unknown
The story of the picture:
Huge fields of Marijuana along the lower parts of the Anapurna trail. The locals use them for fabric, but they are also sold to tourist whom report no real effect.

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