…U.S. district attorney… prosecuting small-time marijuana growers
Coloradans will be surprised to learn that Colorado U.S. Attorney’s Office has targeted low-level residential marijuana growers for federal prosecution, some of whom receive ten-year mandatory prison sentences.
The U.S. Attorney can decline to focus on drug cases at all… the data show the feds don’t only target larger operations. The overwhelming majority of the 120 cases were small-time grows within the person’s residence, such as plants growing in a basement or garage.
Original Article (Westword):
Op-ed: colorado’s U.S. district attorney needs to stop prosecuting small-time marijuana growers
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