Veteran sues police after SWAT team raided his legal Colorado marijuana grow

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 9:44 am • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 11:50 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A former special forces infantryman, who was awarded a Bronze Star and uses marijuana to treat PTSD after tours to Iraq and Bosnia, has sued the Fountain police SWAT team after…

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Another SoCal city wants to require permits for residents to grow cannabis at home

Published: Jul 20, 2017, 11:01 am • Updated: Jul 20, 2017, 11:01 am By Monica Rodriguez, The Cannifornian City leaders are taking steps leading to the regulation of recreational marijuana in Pomona, but before moving ahead they want to hear from residents. City Council members gave preliminary approval Monday to…

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Hiker finds illegal marijuana grow worth $7 million in San Isabel National Forest

Published: Jul 1, 2017, 12:19 am • Updated: Jul 3, 2017, 5:44 pm By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post Officials found two illegal marijuana grows, with more than 7,400 plants, on federal forest land near Rye, a town of about 200. Investigators were tipped off by a hiker who stumbled…

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Judge lifts restraining order on Maryland grow licenses

Published: Jun 9, 2017, 12:17 pm • Updated: Jun 9, 2017, 12:22 pm By Brian Witte, The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland’s medical marijuana commission can continue to issue licenses to companies to grow the drug. Maryland’s highest court denied a motion Friday to continue a temporary restraining order…

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Mexican man forced by smuggling “coyotes” to tend marijuana grow in national forest sentenced

Published: May 31, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: May 31, 2017, 1:45 pm By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A Mexican man who paid his debt to smugglers by guarding a clandestine marijuana farm hidden in the San Isabel National Forest has been sentenced to one year in federal prison.…

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