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Buddha Buzz: Marijuana-filled Buddhas, HHDL speak out on Burma, and some good ol’ Buddhist Americana

Earlier this week US Customs and Border Protection officials seized nearly 600 lbs of pot inside a shipment of Buddha statues and other religious figurines. Officials at the El Paso US-Mexico crossing discovered the narcotics—and an alternate explanation for the Buddha’s contented grin—with the help of an irreverent, drug-sniffing dog. No arrests have been made. […]

By Alex Caring-Lobel
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