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Cannabis Smuggling at Ports of Buffalo

CannaBlotter While illegal cannabis smuggling has likely slowed down due to the trucker protests surrounding vaccine mandates in Canada, there is still plenty of illicit cannabis entering the US from our neighbors up north. Take a look at these “bust measurements” in Buffalo Niagara bel...

$2 Million worth of Illicit Cannabis Seized at Lewiston-Queenston Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than 1,000 lbs. of illicit cannabis at the Lewiston-Queenston bridge on Monday. A large shipment of cannabis was discovered in a commercial vehicle entering the U.S. via the Lewiston-Queenston bridge. The vehicle was sent for a non-intrusive e...

$5 Million worth of Marijuana Seized at Peace Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seized more than $5 million worth of marijuana at the Peace Bridge on Wednesday (October 20th).  The agents noticed something awry when a commercial truck carrying “bathroom vanities” didn’t pass their initial inspections. When agents...

CannaBlotter Spring 2021

How Illicit Cannabis Enters the U.S. Through Buffalo Niagara With cannabis legalization now underway, it will be interesting to see if the adult-use program will successfully displace the illicit market for cannabis. One interesting way to assess this is by tracking cannabis seizures at ports of en...

$250,000 Recovered at State Park

When most Americans hear about drug smuggling, they assume this activity is taking place at the southern border with Mexico. This was not the case when US Border Patrol agents intercepted packages containing roughly $250,000 worth of marijuana at Whirlpool State Park in Niagara Falls. Border Patrol...
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