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Smokey the Bear returns?

Danny Perkins, a Sheriff in Panguitch, Utah, will no longer consider black bears a nuisance. Anyone who has been camping knows that leaving open containers of food in bear country is a big no-no; everyone except some Panguitch pot growers, that is. According to Perkins, a black bear raided the dopers property so often that it caused them to flee the area, leaving behind 4,000 "starter packs" of pot and and almost 900 plants.

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