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Paraguay destroys 23.4 tons of marijuana and twenty drug trafficking camps

June 1, 2020

The National Anti-Drugs Secretariat (SENAD) of Paraguay reported on Sunday that it destroyed 23.4 tons of marijuana in the Brazilian border town of Capitán Bado after several days of mining over 20 settlements that the Organized drug trafficking structures to process the drug.

According to the authorities, the ultimate destination of the marijuana was the Brazilian market, and it is estimated that the destruction of the drug treatment centers has resulted in a loss of approximately $ 700,000 for these drug trafficking structures.

As explained in a document published by the Paraguayan information agency, SENAD has referred to “the great impact of illegally growing marijuana” because a large number of hectares have to be destroyed to colonize these plantations.

Paraguay destroys 23.4 tons of marijuana and twenty drug trafficking campsParaguay destroys 23.4 tons of marijuana and twenty drug trafficking camps

Deforestation and destruction of marijuana forests, SENAD said, affects reserves and national parks in various locations in Paraguay.