Table 12. Estimates of Foreign Supply of Marijuana to US
Based on Federal Seizures (1989 – 2003)

Fiscal year

Marijuana Seized (lbs)

Multiplied by 10 (lbs)

Multiplied by 10 (mt)

1989
1,070,965
10,709,650
4,856
1990
483,353
4,833,530
2,192
1991
499,097
4,990,970
2,263
1992
783,477
7,834,770
3,553
1993
772,086
7,720,860
3,501
1994
1,041,445
10,414,450
4,723
1995
1,308,171
13,081,710
5,932
1996
1,429,786
14,297,860
6,484
1997
1,488,362
14,883,620
6,749
1998
1,777,434
17,774,340
8,060
1999
2,282,313
22,823,130
10,350
2000
2,614,746
26,147,460
11,858
2001
2,673,410
26,734,100
12,124
2002
2,415,243
24,152,430
10,953
2003
2,700,282
27,002,820
12,246

Source: Sourcbook of Criminal Justice Statistics. Table adapted by SOURCEBOOK staff from tables provided by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal-wide Drug Seizure System. Table 4.36.

 
 
  
 
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