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Medical marijuana crackdown in California worries some in Colorado

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Source: 9 News - Denver, CO


October 07, 2011


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    mz66

    over 2 years ago

    3718 Comments

    Here's a little more clarity on what the feds are doing in California and why:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/federal-prose...

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    mz66

    over 2 years ago

    3718 Comments

    It is my understanding that the feds actions in California is intended to target only those operations that are barely veiled covers for large-scale dispensing of cannabis for non-medical use. The intent is clear--to stop wholesale profiteers from exploiting the locally permissive environment.

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    pacer

    over 2 years ago

    58 Comments

    "Our objective is not to forfeit the properties but to stop the illegal activity. But if we have to forfeit properties in order to enforce federal law, then we will do it," U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said. "We want landowners, potential investors and others who are tempted by the money in the marijuana industry to understand that these businesses are illegal and that the risk of prosecution and forfeiture is real."

    Life would be great if it read like this:

    Our objective is not to forfeit the properties but to stop the illegal activity. But if we have to forfeit properties in order to enforce federal law, then we will do it," U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner said. "We want landowners, potential investors and others who are tempted by the money in the hiring of or renting to illegal alien’s cheap labor industry to understand that these businesses are illegal and that the risk of prosecution and forfeiture is very, very real.

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