Thursday, December 28, 2006

Genetically modified marijuana

The [marijuana] plants resist chemicals that only burn the top leaves without hurting the root, making aerial fumigation impossible, Garcia said.

On Tuesday, dozens of soldiers wielding assault rifles swarmed 38 marijuana plantations, ripping plants out of the ground. As they flew back to their base, they spotted 32 new fields.

"For each 100 that you spot from the air, there are 300 to 500 more than you discover once you get on the ground," Garcia said.
Imagine trying to eradicate a weed that a

whole lotta folks like, whose prohibition

ensures a handsome profit margin, brought

to you by the same folks trying to stamp

it out. Not only that, it grows just about

anywhere and now it grows with a


Strange, the earthmonkeys.

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