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The Drug Enforcement Administration spent $960,000 to destroy marijuana plants in that state in 2014 as part of its "Cannabis Eradication Program," according to a recent report by NBC affiliate KGW in Portland, Ore.
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That year, the DEA succeeded in removing 16,067 pot plants from Oregon, which at first blush sounds like a lot of weed.
 
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