Nation: Shot Pot

The elaborate machinations of modern criminals, and the scientific countermeasures of police laboratories seem to grow steadily more complex. But on the Mexican border, tactics have regressed to old-fashioned simplicity. The authorities are now using dogs to sniff out U.S.-bound marijuana. Smugglers, in turn, are using the weapons of another age; they now shoot small packets of pot across the Rio Grande by bow and arrow.


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