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California Seizes More Than $1.5 Billion In Illegal Marijuana

California voters approved the sale of recreational marijuana in 2016. But the legal market is still struggling to compete with the illicit market.

California authorities announced they seized more than $1.5 billion worth of illegal marijuana in fiscal year 2019, or the rough equivalent of the state's legal market for cannabis.

More than 953,000 plants were seized

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