Number of marijuana plants eradicated and seized, arrests made, weapons seized,
and value of assets seized

The Drug Enforcement Administration's

Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program, by State, 1982


   

Total

     

Greenhouse

DEA Estimate

 

State

Cultivated

Plots

Arrests

Weapons

Pct

Pct Eradicated

 

Alabama

34,905

118

21

1

2%

15%

 

Alaska

500

5

0

0

100%

5%

 

Arizona

8,144

14

19

19

0%

 
 

Arkansas

74,210

300

127

5

10%

30%

 

California

47,841

670

410

408

8%

40%

 

Colorado

8,616

29

27

0

10%

10%

 

Connecticut

100

1

0

0

0%

 
 

Delaware

100

1

1

0

100%

 
 

Florida

40,772

289

121

 

0%

25%

 

Georgia

374,132

429

42

2

0%

10%

 

Hawaii

515,660

 

329

 

0%

20%

 

Idaho

12,489

55

42

11

5%

10%

 

Illinois

           
 

Indiana

3,600

19

11

0

1%

1%

 

Iowa

60,000

100

100

 

5%

5%

 

Kansas

7,000

15

15

5

20%

15%

 

Kentucky

319,221

214

83

14

2%

25%

 

Louisiana

7,177

11

10

22

0%

2%

 

Maine

975

3

9

1

0%

 
 

Maryland

502

12

14

1

0%

13%

 

Massachusetts

8

0

4

0

0%

 
 

Michigan

2,000

72

24

11

1%

 
 

Minnesota

           
 

Mississippi

41,975

68

34

12

4%

20%

 

Missouri

81,671

115

109

74

30%

10%

 

Montana

1,516

24

19

0

45%

 
 

Nebraska

250

6

27

5

0%

1%

 

Nevada

800

1

2

0

0%

 
 

New Hampshire

0

0

0

0

 

0%

 

New Jersey

           
 

New Mexico

118,997

22

31

5

14%

10%

 

New York

3,000

4

3

 

5%

 
 

North Carolina

141,640

215

38

4

1%

18%

 

North Dakota

110

1

0

0

0%

 
 

Ohio

24,653

17

7

3

0%

5%

 

Oklahoma

177,940

105

107

20

1%

10%

 

Oregon

50,264

592

277

67

18%

35%

 

Pennsylvania

1,725

36

   

0%

10%

 

Rhode Island

0

0

0

0

 

0%

 

South Carolina

13,058

52

28

0

0%

5%

 

South Dakota

500

14

6

0

0%

10%

 

Tennessee

293,400

475

114

4

0%

20%

 

Texas

24,577

67

24

38

10%

10%

 

Utah

19,080

32

35

0

4%

10%

 

Vermont

750

10

12

0

10%

20%

 

Virginia

4,600

153

30

0

0%

50%

 

Washington

20,000

248

180

48

8%

10%

 

West Virginia

51,930

43

20

5

0%

15%

 

Wisconsin

           
 

Wyoming

0

0

0

0

0%

0%

 

United States

2,590,388

4,657

2,512

785

   

Note: These data were collected by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in conjunction with the Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Program. This program is a joint Federal and State effort in which the DEA contributes funding, training, equipment, investigative, and aircraft resources to the participating States in the effort to eradicate domestically cultivated marijuana.

 
 
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