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Over 20 kilograms of marijuana seized from Mississauga cargo facility

The Canada Border Services Agency announced the seizure of over 20 kilograms of suspected marijuana from a facility in Mississauga on Oct. 1. A shipment marked for export to Italy contained more than two kilograms of suspected marijuana, hidden inside cereal boxes. HANDOUT/ Canada Border Services Agency

The Canada Border Services Agency says it has seized more than 20 kilograms of marijuana that was set to be shipped to Europe.

The CBSA tells 680NEWS the discovery was made at a cargo facility in Mississauga. The pot was hidden across five shipments bound for either Denmark or Italy.

The Canada Border Services Agency announced the seizure of over 20 kilograms of suspected marijuana from a facility in Mississauga on Oct. 1. Some of the seized product is seen here in a photo released by the CBSA.  HANDOUT/ Canada Border Services Agency
The Canada Border Services Agency announced the seizure of over 20 kilograms of suspected marijuana from a facility in Mississauga on Oct. 1. Some of the seized product is seen here in a photo released by the CBSA. HANDOUT/ Canada Border Services Agency

The agency says the pot headed for Denmark was hidden in packages of pills and gum.

The exports bound for Italy were allegedly hidden in cereal boxes.

The agency says it seized the marijuana on Sept. 18 and turned it over to the RCMP, but provided no details as to whether an investigation is underway.

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