Dope Shipping

Dope shipping

Recently, a man in Colorado sent a package to his California business address. He claimed the items in the shipment were a couple pairs of socks and a hat. What the shipper actually found inside the box however was three ounces of pot.

Based on the shipper’s visibly nervous demeanor, UPS inspected the package contents. That’s when they discovered the green goods and notified the authorities

Marijuana has a distinctive odor that’s difficult to mask. Sealing the substance in plastic bags, coffee grounds, dirty socks, and other odor-masking elements have proven less effective in recent years as shippers and the authorities have developed sophisticated ways to detect the hidden material. Despite the well-publicized capture of countless individuals attempting to ship marijuana through the package delivery network, many more are caught every year.

If individuals are routinely getting caught shipping dope in the mail, why do you think people continue to do it?

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5 Comments

  1. Grannybunny

     /  June 14, 2013

    Anyone who attempts to ship dope is a dope!

  2. Maggie B

     /  June 15, 2013

    I work in Express and they send it through the mail that way thinking it won’t have a chance to be detected. We smell that stuff all the time. We should get hazard pay.

  3. anonymous

     /  June 17, 2013

    Legalize it, tax it, and charge extra to ship it.

  4. Jonn

     /  June 24, 2013

    I guess these shippers use too much of their own product to realize they’re going to get caught. I wonder if they get Cheetos in jail.

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