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P800 million worth of marijuana uprooted in Kalinga

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 05:00 PM August 21, 2016

CITY OF ILAGAN — Fully-grown marijuana plants worth P866.5 million were uprooted and burned last week in a police operation at Mt. Chumanchil in Kalinga’s Tinglayan town.

The marijuana plantation growing on a 183,500-square-meter farm was destroyed by a composite team from the Cordillera police, the Philippine Army and the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA), said Juvenal Azurin, PDEA Cordillera director on Sunday.

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The latest marijuana eradication drive took place from August 15 to August 19. No arrests were reported. JE/rga

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