Mexican drug cartels are taking full advantage of Colorado's marijuana laws

Article CAIRCO note: 
Without border enforcement, and deportation, this will continue and at our residents cost.
Article author: 
Sally Mamdooh
Article publisher: 
7 News
Article date: 
8 April 2016
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

The legalization of marijuana in the state of Colorado has not only been good for the local economy, but it has inadvertently helped fuel the business of Mexican drug cartels ... 

Duque [Colorado Department of Law] said cartels are now trading drugs like heroin for marijuana, and the trade has since opened the door to drug and human trafficking...

And with that, Duque argued, comes money laundering. He said Cartels are often disguising their money through legally purchasing marijuana or buying houses and growing marijuana in it ...

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