Oregon Cannabis Ranch Tied to Alleged Human Trafficking

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A ranch in southern Oregon was reportedly raided last week over suspicion of various illegal activity, including alleged cannabis cultivation and human trafficking. The raid last week in Josephine County evokes a similar operation in Oklahoma that was broken up earlier this summer. The report said that workers “denied that they had been trafficked,” and that no arrests have been made. They appeared to be bathing and washing their clothes in a less than sanitary and stagnate creek/pond nearby. In addition, 72,283 marijuana plants were destroyed along with 6,000 pounds of processed marijuana and 373 greenhouses.

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A ranch in southern Oregon was reportedly raided last week over suspicion of various illegal activity, including alleged cannabis cultivation and human trafficking. 

According to a report from Jefferson Public Radio, the sheriff’s department in Josephine County, Oregon conducted the raid on Wednesday as “part of a larger investigation that began with the death of a man from a different illegal marijuana farm.” 

“The man had been driven to the Chevron gas station in Cave Junction...

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