Marijuana’s legalization fuels black market in other states

Marijuana smugglers are growing and shipping vast quantities of illicit cannabis across the USA.They’re mailing it, driving it and, in at least one case, flying it around in skydiving planes. They’re hiding it in truck beds and trunks and vacuum-sealing it to hide the smell as they pass police officers patrolling the interstates.Many are starting in states where growing marijuana is legal, such as Colorado, and sending the drug elsewhere.  In June, Colorado prosecutors said they busted a 74-person operation producing 100 pounds of marijuana per month — enough to generate $200,000 monthly, tax free, for more than four years.

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