Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Mexican Mobsters Now Shooting Pot Into U.S. With Cannons

Probably a market response to the recent vote in Colorado.
From Reason:
Massive Drug War #Fail No. 4,123: Smugglers Shoot Pot Into U.S. With Cannons!
Via Michelle Fields comes this CBS News story about the latest way around drug-interdiction efforts:
U.S. Border Patrol agents say smugglers have come up with yet another creative way to get drugs in the country — a cannon.
Authorities say 33 cans of marijuana were spotted Friday in a field near where the Colorado River crosses the U.S.-Mexico border. They believe the cans were launched about 500 feet into the U.S. using a pneumatic-powered cannon.
Next to drug users - who are generally unparalleled in their McGuyveresque ability to turn anything into a means of getting high - drug smugglers may be the most inventive group of people in this and any other universe....MORE
Yeah, its all fun and games until someone is skinned alive.
This stuff isn't some cutsie little game, these are stone cold killers.