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'Absurd On Every Single Level': How The Feds May Be Crippling The Legal Pot Industry

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In this Dec. 27, 2013 photo, a employee trims away unneeded leaves from pot plants, harvesting the plant's buds to be packaged and sold at Medicine Man marijuana dispensary, which is to open as a recreational retail outlet at the start of 2014, in Denver. Colorado is making final preparations for marijuana sales to begin Jan. 1, a day some are calling "Green Wednesday." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

Weed may be legal now in Colorado, but one key detail threatens to boost crime, raise costs and sink the business

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