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High Times Writer Faces Charges in Major Pot Bust

high times drug bustA senior writer at High Times magazine, the long-running marijuana advocacy journal, is about to face charges related being a member of one of New York’s largest marijuana rings.

High Times magazine is unique in its glorification of illegal activities including growing and using marijuana. The arrest of a High Times staffer seems to be a case of “where there’s smoke, there’s fire,” since this is not the first time in the magazine’s 40 year history that a staffer has been found to be involved in drug smuggling and distribution.

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Biggest Drug Bust in El Monte History

During the Independence Day weekend, El Monte police department had good reason to celebrate. A burglar call lead police to the biggest drug bust the city has ever seen.

Police were called to the 2500 block of Continental Ave. to investigate a burglary that was in progress. When police arrived at the scene they found a U-Haul truck with four men and one teenage boy. They were wearing gardening gloves, masks and had weed clippers. In front of what looked like an abandoned warehouse.

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