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Morocco seizes 10.5 tons of cannabis from fishing boat

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Moroccan police seized 10.5 metric tons of cannabis resin from a fishing boat in Agadir on Sunday.

Agadir beach on the Atlantic African coast © Mena Today 

Moroccan police seized 10.5 metric tons of cannabis resin from a fishing boat in Agadir on Sunday and arrested 13 suspects. 

Investigations into potential connections with international drug trafficking networks are ongoing, a police statement said. Morocco - a major cannabis producer - has allowed the cultivation, export and use of cannabis for medicine or industry since 2021, but not for recreational purposes.

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