An Indonesian town was high on more than just life when police set fire to more than three tons of confiscated cannabis.

Residents of Tangerang, 15.5 miles west of the capital Jakarta, reported suffering from headaches and dizziness after inhaling the tangy smoke given off by the bonfire. 

The 3.3 tons of marijuana were burned by Palmerah police at their subprecinct office in West Jakarta earlier this month.
The haul was valued at $1 million, according to

Tangerang police chief Senior Commander Riad told The Jakarta Post his officers seized the stash in south Tangerang on February 2.

Police wore masks to protect them from the fumes but watching civilians were left unprotected.

The smoke spread from the yard to surrounding residents’ houses.

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