Police hunting for Marijuana in Kentucky
In the remote Appalachian counties of Kentucky police try to find the crop before the grower's remove it, according to the USA Today.
Kentucky and California are the nations top marijana growing states. Police a huge effort to eradicate the crop, according to officials at the Office of National Drug Policy's Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program (HIDTA).
"We're essentially in a race with the grower to get it before he does," says state police Lt. Ed Shemelya, head of the eradication unit. This time of year, "it's not uncommon for us to be on one side of a hill eradicating, and on the other a grower is harvesting."