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Colombian and Mexican drug cartels
using Colorado´s marijuana law as
front for illegal activities, warn Feds

Daily Mail [UK], by Staff

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 2/17/2014 6:21:46 PM

Federal agents believe drug cartels have moved into Colorado and are using the recent legalization of marijuana within the state as a front to make money illegally. Drug cartels – both from Columbia and Mexico – have suffered major revenue losses following the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado on January 1. The Feds believe the gangs will now turn to the legal businesses in the state to find ways of making up for the shortfall in their profits. ‘Our intelligence tells us, and all indications are (drug cartels) are going to move in if they haven´t already,’ Tom Gorman,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Smart11344, 2/17/2014 6:35:55 PM     (No. 9736267)

No doubt these same criminals will be invading my state, too...WASHINGTON....Greedy politicians looking for more revenue to spend, but at what cost>

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/17/2014 6:51:27 PM     (No. 9736286)

Elections have consequences.

And let me ask again: Why is it that smoking marijuana is OK, while smoking tobacco is most definitely not?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 2/17/2014 6:56:33 PM     (No. 9736290)

Nice work, Sherlock. Y´all figure this out on your own, did ya?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/17/2014 7:20:07 PM     (No. 9736312)

OK, the idea was to make it legal so the price would go down. So you have created a cash business because you don´t want to risk being considered a wholesaler. So its gone underground which means police are now have to investigate those breaking the law by having or selling too much and nobody is collected the tax revenue you expected. Liberals never think things through.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/17/2014 8:33:22 PM     (No. 9736377)

Saw that one coming. Whicha gonna do ?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: littleorby, 2/17/2014 8:43:02 PM     (No. 9736386)

In the end, even the stupidest of Colorado voters will realize their decision created a disaster.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ranger06, 2/17/2014 8:57:23 PM     (No. 9736400)

This is just shocking - Shocking I tell you.

This whole mess just needs some organization - sounds like a job for "ACORN"

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Reply 8 - Posted by: addicted_to_coffee, 2/17/2014 9:02:51 PM     (No. 9736404)

‘Our intelligence tells us ...´

Your intelligence is questionable at best

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Reply 9 - Posted by: tennman, 2/17/2014 9:11:40 PM     (No. 9736410)

Duh.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/17/2014 9:30:14 PM     (No. 9736423)

Shazam! How did that happen.....

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 2/17/2014 11:02:35 PM     (No. 9736505)

So what. As the Obama Administrauon tells it, they´re just doing the jobs that Anericans won´t!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: harper, 2/18/2014 2:56:22 AM     (No. 9736571)

If they sign up for Obamacare [and they can afford to, unlike taxpayers] the Dems will be happy.

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