Mudcat Café message #1914162 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #97345   Message #1914162
Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
19-Dec-06 - 06:33 PM
Thread Name: Marijuana - Biggest U.S. Cash crop???
Subject: RE: Marijuana - Biggest U.S. Cash crop???
Why then is so much smuggled into the US?

Mainly because much of what's grown in the US is "gourmet" pot that sells for upwards of $1000 per ounce. Much of the pot-smoking public can't afford that kind of price. If a kid wants a quarter-ounce for $35 or $40, it's gonna be Mexican, not domestic.