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Federal Government Threatens Crackdown on Colorado’s Legal Cannabis Industry

Federal Government Threatens Crackdown on Colorado’s Legal Cannabis Industry

Chris Moore |

Despite hopes that cannabis legalization would put an end to the underground market for weed, several West Coast states are finding that large amounts of legally-grown pot is ending up in the hands of drug traffickers, who are selling off smuggled product at higher prices to residents of prohibition states. Over the past year, federal prosecutors have been making increasingly aggressive efforts to coordinate with canna-legal states in stopping illegal grows. So far, these actions have been concentrated on entirely illegal operations, but now, Colorado’s top federal prosecutor has warned that state-legal canna-businesses may no longer be safe from federal raids.

Federal Government Threatens Crackdown on Colorado’s Legal Cannabis Industry






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