Colorado gov calls for increased enforcement on MJ ‘gray market’
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper called for increased state-level enforcement to battle the cannabis “gray market” and said those who refuse to abide by the law represent a “clear and present danger.”
Hickenlooper’s statement Monday, coming after last week’s huge electoral victories across the nation for the marijuana industry, underscores the still-tentative legal status of the entire cannabis market.
The central problem is those who grow cannabis legally but then sell their crops on the black market. Hickenlooper’s administration is considering supporting changes to who is permitted to grow MJ at home, as well as the number