More than 660 pounds of ephedrine found inside highlighters

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Australian police arrest 3 men after finding ephedrine in highlighters. (KTRK)

Australian police arrested three men after they found more than 660 pounds of ephedrine inside highlighters.

Ephedrine is used to the create the drug ice.
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The Australian border force said the 21,000 highlighter pens were imported from China to Sydney on Friday.

Police said the ephedrine seized could make nearly 2.5 million doses of ice.

Police said the drug would absolutely devastate Sydney if it was allowed to get out on the streets.

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