Almost 2 500 marijuana plants were discovered at the Canyon Country strip mall. The discovery was made by the Los Angeles County sheriff’s narcotics investigators. Moreover, there were also 200 pounds of dried pot and 50 pounds of products that contained the substance. According to them, the value of what they found in more than 6 million dollars.
The whole story began after an individual reported unusual activity at the Canyon Country Strip Mall. The officials wanted to see if there is any illegal drugs activity and search the area after they had a search warrant. What they found was a huge surprise. It was a big indoor marijuana grow system. The pot growers used the air conditioning system for making the marijuana grow faster and hide the smell.
When the officials arrived, there were three men in the area. Two of them were released. The only one who was arrested is George Tunis, a 28 years old man. He was arrested for suspicion of using marijuana for sale. However, he was released after he paid a 30 000 dollars bail. He will have to return to the court on Friday to explain his actions.
What happened at the Canyon Country Strip Mall is just an example of how people are growing and selling illegal drugs even in places we could have never thought. While the officers are investigating the pot growers, people from many states are preparing to vote regarding the legalization of marijuana.
There a lot of people who think that legalizing marijuana would be a good idea. First of all, because it will reduce the issues caused by illegal actions and violence. People will not have to hide or to get involve in illegal businesses if they want to smoke weed. The economy should have some benefits because there will more jobs and opportunities for people.
The United States also have a huge problem with overcrowded prisons. If marijuana will be legalized, there will be fewer people arrested. The money saved could help the researchers find new ways treatments using marijuana.
However, people should be aware that marijuana is still illegal in many states, at the moment. Moreover, even if it will be legalized, customers should pay attention on how much pot they smoke. There were no deaths due to marijuana, but it was proved that it can have side effects for smokers.
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