Of the 2.9 million pot plants seized during the state's 2008 Campaign Against Marijuana Production, 70 percent were on public land. ... [The culprits] are believed to be mostly Mexican nationals working for drug cartels back home. ... BLM [Bureau of Land Management] law enforcement officials estimate it costs $1 to $2 to eradicate each plant and four times that to clean up the mess left behind by growers, [Gary] Sharpe [, associate field manager with the Bureau of Land Management's Ukiah office] said. ... The U.S. Forest Service does not receive money specifically for pot garden cleanups, but the California division set aside $350,000 of its budget to clean up 30 sites in California ... Source: Press Democrat
State haul this year: 5 million pot plants(included totals from other programs) U.S. Justice Department's National Drug Threat Assessment 2008 Federal, state, and local law enforcement reporting indicates that vigorous outdoor cannabis eradication efforts have caused major marijuana producers, particularly Caucasian groups, to relocate indoors, even in leading outdoor grow states such as California and Tennessee. RECORD JUMP IN MARIJUANA ARRESTS IN CALIFORNIA (9/19/08) CAMP eradication statistics have soared in recent years; last year saw an all-time record of 2.9 million plants, up from 1.6 million in 2006. Pot growth hurting wilderness Press Democrat, 1/4/2009 Southern Sweep Hits Northern California NORML Statement to UN NGO Consultation on Narcotic Drugs Vancouver, Feb 4th-5th, 2008 CAMP Posts Record Take: Over 1 Million Plants 2005
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