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Thirsty Illegal Pot Crops Threaten Forests, Boost Fire Danger (TEXT, PHOTOS, and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: Illegal marijuana plantations, New Mexico, national forests, public lands, water, fire danger, drug cartels, environment, law, ethics, society, humans )

Carrie
- 1904 days ago - krqe.com
As New Mexico heads toward a potentially devastating fire season, there's a threat to to the state's public lands that may come as a surprise. People are illegally growing marijuana, hiding the plants deep within national forests and public lands.
   

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