Pots Of Marijuana Cash Cause Security Concerns

"The drive to make a profitable market out of marijuana is at odds with protecting the public health because the way to make marijuana profitable is to sell more and more of it.”

COLORADO:  The unmarked armored truck rumbles to a stop in a narrow alley, and former U.S. Marine Matthew Karr slides out, one hand holding a folder, the other hovering near the pistol holstered at his hip. With efficient motions he retrieves a locked, leather-bound satchel from a safe set into the truck’s side and presses Read the full article…

Burglaries At Denver Marijuana Shops Slow, But Industry Still Worried

Through the end of May, there had been 53 burglaries and one robbery at the city's more than 700 licensed marijuana stores and cultivation facilities — putting the city on pace for about 130 burglaries and robberies by year's end. In 2013, there were 147 burglaries and four robberies, according to Safety Department data, and in 2012, there were 170 burglaries and three robberies.

COLORADO:  Even with the start of legal recreational marijuana sales 5½ months ago, burglaries and robberies at all pot businesses in Denver are on pace for their lowest total in three years, according to figures from the city’s Department of Safety. Through the end of May, there had been 53 burglaries and one robbery at Read the full article…