ABC News (USA)  reports

“This is the story of illegal marijuana delivered to the doorstep, and experts said most of the marijuana stashed inside mail goes undetected.

The U.S. Postal service handles more than 155 billion pieces of mail a year and more than a billion of that in Chicago. Forty thousand pounds of pot were seized nationwide from the mail last year.

“I think we’ve seen it all,” said Antonio Gomez, of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service in Chicago.

In some cases, pot was packaged inside cans of corn and bags were hidden inside a hand-held vacuum. Others were shipped in heat-sealed packages to disguise the smell.”

Read the full story at

http://abc7chicago.com/news/mailing-marijuana-officials-report-spike-in-pot-laden-packages-/1076486/

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