Truckers have been stopped and sometimes arrested by police who can’t tell whether they have intercepted a legal agricultural crop or the biggest marijuana bust of their careers.
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)
One of the biggest issues officials saw in those early days of 2014? People taking way too high a dose of edibles.
Denver’s move to host a supervised drug-use facility still needs approval from Colorado’s legislature before any action can be taken.
A Denver doctor, a Lyons pharmacist and two South Denver pharmacists have been charged with dispensing opioids outside of usual professional practice.
The American Veterinary Medical Association wants the DEA to declassify marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug "to facilitate research opportunities."
A marijuana trafficking ring that raked in about $200,000 a month pretended to be growing weed for sick people but was instead illegally shipping it to other states, the AG said.
The agency cites "numerous comments" requesting that public opinion be considered in their deliberation.
A Denver business owner was forced to close his store after finding out that kratom-- the natural substance he had been selling for almost 5 years-- would soon be considered more dangerous than meth.
In 2013, eight of the former DEA leaders wanted the federal government to stop recreational marijuana laws before they were implemented.