Legal marijuana may be a multi-billion dollar industry in Colorado, but cannabis is still illegal federally — so any job in the industry can be considered trafficking in a controlled substance.
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Officials suspect pot grown legally in Oregon and other marijuana states is also being smuggled out, and the trafficking is putting America’s multibillion-dollar marijuana industry at risk.
While Cuba and the United States are working closely to combat the small country’s ongoing problem with drug trafficking, Cuban officials have said that the legalization of marijuana in nearby countries is actually adding to the trouble, dispelling the prospects of Cuban marijuana legalization.
On Dec. 16, 2016, the Montreal police raided six newly opened Cannabis Culture dispensaries, arresting the “Prince of Pot,” Marc Emery, along with nine other individuals.
MONTREAL, Québec, /Weed Wire/ — The officers of the Police Department of the City of Montreal (SPVM) conducted today in operations to six cannabis outlets in the Montreal area.
Toronto police raided several marijuana dispensaries across the city on Thursday, charging people for trafficking non-medical marijuana.
It’s become a familiar lament in the age of legal marijuana: Weed from places like Colorado and Washington is making its way all over the country, creating headaches for law enforcement.
In the war on crime, the causes of violent crime are innumerable and inexorably intertwined, but if New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is to believed, one major contributor is marijuana.
On May 17, 2016, USA Today published an article titled, “When smuggling Colo. pot, not even the sky’s the limit,” including a map that mislabeled Wyoming as Colorado, with arrows pointing from Wyoming to the surrounding that have intercepted marijuana from Colorado.
What makes this arrest newsworthy is that the woman, Sarah Furay, is the daughter of Bill Furay, head of the Drug Enforcement Administration in Beaumont, Texas.