Mexican Marijuana Farm Bigger Than Tower Grove Park

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The 300-acre marijuana plantation found in Mexico is a quarter the size of Forest Park (above) and just a tad larger than Tower Grove Park.
As you may have heard, the Mexican army last week uncovered that country's biggest marijuana plantation ever.

Hidden in the remote desert of Baja California (approximately 150 miles south of Tijuana) lay a 300-acre field of cannabis, grown under miles and miles of mesh cloth. The farm was four times larger than anything Mexican authorities had previously discovered during the nation's long and bloody war on drugs, which has cost the nation more than 40,000 lives since 2006.

But how can St. Louisans comprehend the magnitude of last week's discovery in Mexico?

Here's a helpful comparison: At 300 acres, the marijuana farm was just bigger than Tower Grove Park (289 acres) and approximately one-fourth the size of Forest Park's 1,293 acres.

Another way to put the scale of the operation into perspective: Army officials predicted it would take up to a week to burn all the marijuana seized in the farm.

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medical marijuana growers have been growing in their area for years—it is important they recognize all of the rules and regulations that have been changed. It’s even important for their patients to understanding what their providers should be doing to abide by the rules. If caregivers, dispensaries or patients fall to abide by the laws in place, it might mean fines or other prosecution set by the state government. It is recommended that all patients and employees of medical marijuana businesses consult a medical marijuana attorney before they continue to use, grow or sell marijuana after the July 1st laws are set in place. It is vital to make sure their privacy rights as well as their amendment rights are kept even with the new laws being enforced. Those who become aware of their rights are less likely to fall into the trap of being prosecuted as a criminal. If one medical marijuana dispensary is caught providing the medical marijuana without a state issued license, anyone involved could be prosecuted. With the new medical marijuana laws comes the rise in situations in which medical marijuana employees are being asked to submit an unreasonable amount of personal and financial information. However, with this increase in giving of information, the state has not necessarily increased the number of licenses handed out. Therefore, employees are giving way too much information, only to work at an unlicensed business—in which they could potentially be caught and persecuted for failing to comply with the strict medical marijuana laws.


Jesus said to do unto others as we would have them to dounto us. None of us would want our child thrown in jail with the sexualpredators over marijuana. None of us would want to see an older family member’shome confiscated and sold by the police for growing a couple of marijuanaplants for their aches and pains. It’s time to stop putting our own familymembers in jail over marijuana.

   The currentproposal before Congress, bill HR 2306, will allow states to decide how theywill regulate marijuana. Email your Congressperson and Senators at and ask them to sign on as a CO-SPONSOR of HR 2306.

   For more info,here’s the USA Today article

   And a big THANK YOUto the courageous, freedom-loving legislators, governors, and countless otherswho are working so hard to bring this through! You’re doing a great patriotic servicefor all of America! 


Wonder if the Mexican army could process my enlistment papers in time for the week long burning of the harvest?

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