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7 indicted in opium poppies cases

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KENNEWICK -- Seven Tri-Cities residents have been federally indicted for their roles in the distribution of opium poppies, which can be used to make heroin and morphine.
Six of the defendants appeared Monday in U.S. District Court in Yakima.
The Tri-City Herald reported all seven face one count of conspiracy to distribute or conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. They also face other charges.
Senior U.S. District Court Judge Robert H. Whaley has been assigned the cases.

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