Certainly most people are not dumb enough to just send weed through the mail without trying to mask the smell. So the question is, does the masking agent smell stronger than the weed? Well, as reported by The Belleville News-Democrat (Illinois):
Eight packages filled with marijuana were discovered at a mail sorting facility in Hazelwood, Mo. when workers there noticed the boxes smelled like pot.
Wait, you smelled the pot? But we masked that, dagnabbit!
The packages, which were addressed to residences in Godfrey and Bethalto, also contained dryer sheets that were apparently intended to mask the smell of the drugs. The boxes were marked with a fictitious return address in California.
Doh! At least they didn’t put their own return address on the packages! But it may not be over yet because …
Postal workers and the Metropolitan Enforcement Group of Southwestern Illinois are investigating the case.