Six alleged illegal retail pot shops busted in Colorado Springs; $1.375M seized, police say

Business was booming at several Colorado Springs marijuana shops, despite local ordinances that prohibit the retail sale of marijuana and pot products. Following a lengthy investigation, multiple executed search warrants, an arrest and additional arrest warrants issued, police on Tuesday said cash seized from the alleged illegal businesses came out…

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$750,000 illegal marijuana grow bust: more than 110 pounds seized, 2 arrested in Colorado

More than 110 pounds of marijuana was seized and two people were arrested following the bust of an illegal marijuana grow operation in El Paso County on Wednesday. Members of the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Rural Enforcement Outreach, SWAT, Crime Reduction Unit and the Metro Vice Narcotics Intelligence executed…

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Major marijuana smuggling ring in Colorado: 8 arrests, 3,000 plants and 450 pounds seized

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 11:28 am • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 12:10 pm By Tommy Simmons, The Greeley Tribune The Weld County Drug Task Force has arrested eight people for their suspected involvement in a large marijuana smuggling ring operating in Greeley, Windsor and Frederick. Lt. Steve Black of the…

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Cops seized $22 million in marijuana cash from a Miami hydroponics shop owner. He won’t lose it all

Published: Feb 9, 2018, 1:51 pm • Updated: Feb 9, 2018, 1:52 pm By David Ovalle, Miami Herald MIAMI — The Miami Lakes man found with $ 22 million in suspected marijuana cash stuffed in orange buckets inside his house pleaded guilty Wednesday — but he won’t be losing all…

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Report: Toronto police officers consume seized marijuana edibles on the job, one climbs tree

Published: Jan 30, 2018, 10:30 am • Updated: Jan 30, 2018, 11:07 am By The Cannabist Staff A couple of Toronto police officers over the weekend apparently auditioned for a role in the next installment of Super Troopers. After police raided a marijuana dispensary Saturday night, the two officers who…

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2,700 plants seized in raid on illegal Colorado marijuana farm on forest land

Published: Sep 28, 2017, 7:55 pm • Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 7:55 pm By Scott Condon, The Aspen Times For the third time in five years, federal agencies have raided an illegal marijuana growing operation in the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest. Law enforcement officials from…

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Another yacht bust: 1,500 pounds of marijuana seized near Greece

Published: Sep 1, 2017, 2:54 pm • Updated: Sep 1, 2017, 2:54 pm By The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — A rescue operation in the eastern Aegean Sea has turned into a big marijuana bust. A Greek coast guard statement says a Turkish-flagged wooden sailboat that issued a distress call…

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Larger stash space: Denver police need more room, money for seized marijuana since legalization

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 5:20 pm • Updated: Sep 30, 2016, 7:30 am By Noelle Phillips, The Denver Post Since the legalization of recreational marijuana, the Denver Police Department has struggled to stash the weed its narcotics officers confiscate. Now, the department is asking Denver City Council to approve $…

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