Conch Republic gets set to mark 40th anniversary – Key West Florida Weekly

It was a tongue-in-cheek secession. And now the Conch Republic is marking its 40th anniversary with aplomb. In the spring of 1982, U.S. Border Patrol set up checkpoints and roadblocks in an effort to catch marijuana smugglers. The roadblocks were to no avail — once word got out, smugglers made alternative plans, leaving travelers to and from the Keys with […]

It was a tongue-in-cheek secession. And now the Conch Republic is marking its 40th anniversary with aplomb. In the spring of 1982, U.S. Border Patrol set up checkpoints and roadblocks in an effort to catch marijuana smugglers. The roadblocks were to no…

Conch Republic gets set to mark 40th anniversary – Key West Florida Weekly

It was a tongue-in-cheek secession. And now the Conch Republic is marking its 40th anniversary with aplomb. In the spring of 1982, U.S. Border Patrol set up checkpoints and roadblocks in an effort to catch marijuana smugglers. The roadblocks were to no avail — once word got out, smugglers made alternative plans, leaving travelers to and from the Keys with […]

It was a tongue-in-cheek secession. And now the Conch Republic is marking its 40th anniversary with aplomb. In the spring of 1982, U.S. Border Patrol set up checkpoints and roadblocks in an effort to catch marijuana smugglers. The roadblocks were to no…