Separate shipments lead to the same result: Irish authorities intercept weed from U.S., Canada, Spain and the U.K.

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Irish Revenue officials have once again intercepted packages containing cannabis from the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Spain thanks to the Baileys, two drug-detecting dogs whose sole mission is to sniff out contraband. In all, packages received at both the Dublin and Athlone mail centres contained 141,000 euros (just shy of $213,000) in illicit weed. Arriving at the Dublin Mail Centre, the innocuously declared packages — including those labeled as “art supplies,” “coffee pods,” “action figures” and “toys” — were destined for different addresses across the county, according to a statement from Revenue . Special delivery: Kentucky man busted after receiving weed in the mail People in the UK are using the Royal Mail to distribute pot but this smart-nosed dog is busting them out Two UK drug dealers sentenced to a decade in jail for mailing it in Specifically, the packages intercepted on Mar. 3 contained more than four kilograms of cannabis, and 27 grams of cannabis oil and butane honey oil products. Combined, the weed and products have an estimated value of almost 88,200 euros ($133,182) Just two days earlier at the Athlone Mail Centre, Revenue officers seized almost seven kilograms of illegal drugs and psychoactive substances. This time, the contraband originated from the U.K. and declared as “hair bows,” “football memorabilia” and “photos.” The haul included weed, cannabis resin, hash cakes, benzodiazepines and apparently the increasingly popular cannabis-infused “jellies” and chocolates. It was estimated to be worth 53,500 euros ($80,785). Detector dogs, each named Bailey, had a paw in alerting the shipments to their human counterparts. Revenue has publicly announced a number of mail centre-related seizures involving cannabis over the past few weeks. In January, for example, six packages deceptively labeled as things like “sweaters,” “games” and “women’s coat” could not hide from Dublin Bailey. Inside the…

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