After the recent crackdown on California dispensaries, many of you are concerned if similar disruptions can or will happen here in Colorado. The short answer to “can it” happen is “yes.” The longer answer to “will it” happen is that similar hostilities don’t appear imminent in Colorado … but selling medical marijuana remains the single riskiest business in America.
Three years plus into pot’s tempestuous tenancy on Main Street, Denver can rightfully stake a claim as Planet Earth’s premier cannabiz incubator. Our man in the Mile High City watched the drama unfold.
Ten Reasons Why MMJ Is Cannabis Commerce’s Ball and Chain: [Bonus] Reason 12 — It Keeps the DEA in Business
Americans for Safe Access actually expects DEA special agents to stand down. Right. Like those rough-and-ready dudes are going to get into the spirit of cooperation with ASA, playing ping-pong, working on Sudoku puzzles, and painting Tibetan sand mandalas instead of seizing and eradicating?
“Winning” limited medical marijuana initiatives — as opposed to repealing prohibition — invites legislators into a vicious cycle of creating, editing, and deleting whatever proposition or referendum you voted for after the fact. That insures endless regulatory skirmishes until the end of days.