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Operation Intercept (sep 21, 1969 – feb 4, 1973)

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On September 21st, 1969, The Nixon Administration launches Operation Intercept, a massive effort to block marijuana from entering the United States from Mexico. The operation effectively shuts down the U.S.-Mexico border for two weeks by subjecting every single vehicle to an intensive inspection. Remarkably, the operation uncovers no major shipments of marijuana. https://www.shmoop.com/drugs-america/timeline.html

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sep 21, 1969
feb 4, 1973
~ 3 years and 4.0 months
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