MARIJUANA CEREMONIAL BURNING. Officials of the Regional Police Office 1 led by Police Chief Superintendent Ricardo C. Marquez put a torch to several bundles of marijuana plants brought down by the operatives after a successful marijuana operation in Barangay Licungan, Sugpon, Ilocos Sur on Nov. 13 where they uprooted and burned around 185,000 MJ plants with an estimated Dangerous Drug Board (DDB) value of P36.7 million.