Morocco seizes over 4 tons of cannabis

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-30 21:39:06|Editor: xuxin
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RABAT, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) -- The Moroccan police seized on Tuesday 4.4 tons of cannabis at the northern port of Tangier-Med, it said in a statement.

The banned substance was concealed in an international transport truck and the driver of the Morocco-registered vehicle, who was heading for Europe, was arrested, it added.

On Monday, 8.83 tons of cannabis was seized at the same port, concealed in an international transport truck.

Despite efforts to crack down on cannabis farming in the last decade, Morocco remains one of the world's largest producers of the cannabis resin, according to the UN Office on Drugs and Crime.

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