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I-90 Is Major Drug Traffic Route

Interstate 90 has become a major route for eastbound drug traffic. (SR photo: Kathy Plonka)

The buds are potent and fresh, packed gingerly in heat-sealed bags to preserve their form and flavor – and throw off the drug dogs. These aren’t the dense bricks of Mexican pot moving up from the border. This is superior Northwest marijuana that fetches top dollar in the Midwest and Eastern states. And it flows through a pipeline straight across the Inland Northwest. The volume of narcotics trafficked on Interstate 90 is anyone’s guess. But the police who patrol the freeway say it’s big business, involving cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, hallucinogenic mushrooms and prescription drugs. But marijuana is what they’re intercepting more than anything else/Scott Maben, SR. More here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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