Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest

A federal judge sentenced a 25-year-old man last week to three years in federal prison for growing and intending to sell large quantities of marijuana, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Margarito Yepez-Sanchez, a Mexican living in the United States illegally, also received three years of supervised release for conspiracy…

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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. The Pueblo Chieftain reports authorities Wednesday seized 340 plants, 70 pounds of dried marijuana product, thousands of dollars in cash and grow equipment, and made five arrests after executing search warrants at six Pueblo West…

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Hemp operation opens in historic florist greenhouse

An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist. Lafayette-based Front Range Biosciences rented the 12,000-square-foot greenhouse — which had been used to grow flowers since the 1970s — and is growing industrial hemp clones…

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After local officials decline to investigate Oregon marijuana operation, feds step in

Published: Dec 5, 2017, 9:53 am • Updated: Dec 5, 2017, 10:51 am By Andrew Selsky, The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. — Federal officials are investigating a marijuana processing facility in Oregon after an explosion there injured a man who was previously convicted in a money laundering operation linked to…

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Former Seattle cop pleads guilty to cross-country weed smuggling operation

Published: Nov 27, 2017, 2:43 pm • Updated: Nov 27, 2017, 5:54 pm By The Associated Press SEATTLE — A former Seattle police officer has pleaded guilty for his role in smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana to Baltimore. Previously: FBI charges Seattle cop with smuggling weed to Baltimore Alex…

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Eight of 16 people indicted in Colorado marijuana trafficking operation listed as having state pot licenses

Published: Mar 24, 2017, 4:19 pm • Updated: Mar 24, 2017, 4:33 pm By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Eight of the 16 people indicted on charges they ran a massive illicit marijuana operation that sold and shipped weed out of state are listed in Colorado records as having active or expired licenses…

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Adidas Ad Features Commercial Marijuana Operation

Please share! Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Adidas: All Day I Dream About…Sativa? At least that’s the impression we’re getting from the newest Adidas TV ad. Roughly over a minute long, the video aired during the most recent presidential debate and features a commercial marijuana growing operation. Ah, beautiful shoes made from…

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