Feds Continue Crackdown in Cali
Federal agents continue to prosecute citizens involved in the medical marijuana industry in states that have approved legislation legalizing MMJ. This article tells the story of Matthew R. Davies, a dispensary owner in California who potentially faces 5-15 years in federal prison. Read this entire NYTimes article.[message type=”custom” width=”100%” color=”#CCCCCC” border=”#C9C9C9″ color=”#333333″] At the center of this federal-state collision is a round-faced 34-year-old father of two young girls. Displaying a sheaf of legal documents, Mr. Davies, who has no criminal record, insisted in an interview that he had meticulously followed California law in setting up a business in 2009 that generated $8 million in annual revenues. By all appearances, Mr. Davies’ dispensaries operated as openly as the local Krispy Kreme, albeit on decidedly more tremulous legal ground.
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