View of forty tons of marijuana seized to alleged drug cartels in a house of the bordering city of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico being burned by the Mexican Army at their training camp in El Aguaje de La Tuna, Tijuana, Mexico, on May 16, 2014. According to the Interior Ministry, this is the largest seizure of marijuana so far this administration. (Alonso Rochin/AFP/Getty Images)
Members of the Mexican army destroyed a marijuana plantation last week in a remote area of the state of Michoacan, in the west of Mexico. The unit, belonging to a nearby base, seized the 1 hectare plantation and destroyed the plants.