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December 2, 2005

A teenager was arrested last weekafter leaving a bag with 10 sacks of marijuana– 250 grams in total – at a supermarketbag check in San Isidro de ElGeneral, in the Southern Zone.An employee in the bag check noticeda strange smell coming from the bag,realized it was marijuana and immediatelycalled the police.When the 17-year-old tried to leavethe store, after finishing his shopping andcollecting his bag from the check, he wasarrested. He tried to escape in a taxi, butwas detained.According to authorities, marijuanaand crack are the two drugs most consumedby teenagers in Costa Rica.

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