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August 24, 2009

Calif. pot farm fire reveals a troubling trend

Drug rings' operations in the state and federal forests are becoming more sophisticated, officials say.

By Catherine Saillant
Los Angeles Times

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Narcotics agents said they had little doubt that the nearly 90,000-acre La Brea fire was started by Mexican drug traffickers who were tending a large, sophisticated marijuana farm planted on the side of a mountain.

Full story: Calif. pot farm fire reveals a troubling trend

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