Police seize drugs disguised as edible cactus in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY, Mexico (KTRK) -- Mexican officials said they have seized three tubs of methamphetamine made to look like edible cactus.

The discovery was made at Mexico City's international airport in a package bound for the Netherlands.

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Officials became suspicious after x-raying the packages and finding the cactus pieces were darker than usual.

That is when they opened the tubs and detected a strong chemical smell.

Investigators said the shipment was originally from Guadalajara, but we do not have any information on the suspects.

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