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Black market marijuana grows are popping up faster than law enforcement can take them down. But is legalization the cause?

As he awaited sentencing in 2010, Fayin Deng sounded a contemplative, philosophic note. “I have learned now that once you become obsessed with money, no matter how great your original need was,” Deng wrote to the federal judge overseeing his criminal case, “there is no such thing as feeling like you have enough.” The source […]

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21 indicted in Colorado in connection with international black market marijuana and money laundering scheme

Federal and local law enforcement on Thursday announced the takedown of a black market marijuana and money laundering scheme in Colorado — an operation comprising 21 individuals growing millions of dollars worth of illicit pot across metro Denver and funneling their profits back to China through social media apps. Drug investigators seized thousands of plants, […]

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Aurora couple convicted in massive black market cannabis grow

An Aurora couple has been found guilty, by a federal jury in Denver, of marijuana cultivation in a massive black market cannabis grow.

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Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share second connection

Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.

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“It’s Russian roulette”: State authorities concerned by street drug in some CBD vapes

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.

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Can you buy CBD at your local CVS or Walgreens? It depends on where you live

Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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Legal hemp, pot’s look-alike, creates quandary for police

Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid.

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Legislators, hemp advocates say farm bill is a boon for Colorado’s growing industry

State legislators and advocates of Colorado’s hemp industry say a provision in the new farm bill that legalizes hemp will be a boon for the state’s already thriving hemp industry.

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Authorities uncover massive illegal pot grow operation in Pueblo tied to Cuban syndicate

The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Office uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation involving a Cuban syndicate.

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Feds raid dozens of suspected black-market marijuana grows hidden in Aurora-area homes

Federal and local agents fanned out across the Aurora area Wednesday morning, targeting a posh neighborhood as they executed more than two dozen warrants to search suspected illegal marijuana grow houses.

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