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Following Los Angeles’ $1.2 Billion Illegal Cannabis Bust, Monterey County Cracks Down on Enforcement Operations

Over an 8-day period, law enforcement destroyed more than 7,000 pounds of illegal cannabis plants.

July 15, 2021

The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office and law enforcement agencies seized more than 7,000 pounds of illegal cannabis plants and nearly 300 pounds of processed illegal cannabis over the last 8 days. 

RELATED: Law Enforcement Seizes $1.2 Billion of Cannabis in Southern California

Following law enforcement seizing $1.2 billion of illegal cannabis in Southern California, Monterey County buckled down on enforcement operations, targeting unlicensed grows, KION news reported.

The District Attorney’s Office said it’s in the process of screening and testing the cannabis that was seized to determine if it contains harmful toxins, pesticides and heavy metals, according to KION news.