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420 Buzz Kill: Record Pot Bust, the Cata-Pot, and Other Stories

4/20 is known unofficially as Marijuana Day. Ganja, Cannabis, Aunt Mary, call it what you want. Today is a good day to look back at some of our most memorable marijuana-related stories of the past months.

Record Bust:

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Mexican security forces raided three neighborhoods in the border city of Tijuana on Monday, seizing at least 105 tons of U.S.-bound marijuana, the biggest pot bust Mexico has seen in years.

The Cata-pot: 

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Drugs via Catapult? The idea of using a medieval device to overcome the high-tech fence between the United States and Mexico is too improbable for even a most outlandish Hollywood thriller but, in this case, truth is indeed stranger than fiction.

The Marijuana Super Highway:

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In one of the largest pot seizures in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement history, the Director of ICE points to the opening of a 600 yard super-tunnel. The outlet was in a warehouse where 20 tons of marijuana was found on Nov. 3, 2010, in San Diego.

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Latinos Just Say No:

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Polls showed that support for California's ballot measure to legalize marijuana was low among Latino voters. The measure failed.