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Florida man pleads guilty in marijuana ring

| Wednesday, June 2, 2010, 12:00 p.m.

An Orlando, Fla., man pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell marijuana.

Viet Vuong Le, 26, was part of a Canadian drug ring that smuggled 300-pound loads of high-grade, hydroponic marijuana to Pittsburgh and at least six cities in other states, prosecutors say. Le would come to Pittsburgh, buy 25 to 60 pounds of marijuana at a time and sell it in Florida, according to prosecutors.

He is scheduled to be sentenced before U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer on Oct. 1.

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