Phoenix authorities bust cannabis vape operation

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Law enforcement authorities found about 1,100 packaged vape cartridges in a raid of a suspected marijuana and THC vape cartridge operation in north Phoenix.

The raid comes as hundreds of illnesses and seven deaths across the country are being linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vaping devices, in both the legal and illegal markets.

The vape cartridges were being manufactured in a home that was raided earlier this month, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s office.

In total, detectives from the sheriff’s office seized more than $380,000 worth of drugs, firearms and cash.

ABC News reported that products confiscated included snack food knockoffs that contained cannabis extracts. Products confiscated were packaged as “Weedos,” “Sour Dab Kids” and “Weed Thins.”

– Associated Press and Marijuana Business Daily