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$1.5 Billion Worth of Marijuana Seized

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal crackdown on marijuana grows has lead to more than a million plants being uprooted.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Sacramento released the numbers Wednesday. In July and August, they seized $1.5 billion worth of pot on public lands.

The raids took place in seven Western states, including Oregon and California. The most pot plants were found in California, with more than $800,000 in all.