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Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Pot Taxes

Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Pot Taxes

  • The Denver FBI honored a youth dropout prevention group Thursday, apparently without realizing it is partially funded with taxes from the marijuana industry.
  • The U.S. Justice Department, the FBI’s parent agency, considers the voter-approved marijuana industry operating in Colorado and other states illegal, and new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has indicated he wants stronger enforcement of federal law.
  • Youth on Record Executive Director Jami Duffy mentioned the funding the group receives as she accepted the Director’s Community Leadership Award

The Denver FBI honored a youth dropout prevention group Thursday, apparently without realizing it is partially funded with taxes from the marijuana industry.

@MJINews: Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Pot Taxes

The Denver FBI honored a youth dropout prevention group Thursday, apparently without realizing it is partially funded with taxes from the marijuana industry.

The U.S. Justice Department, the FBI’s parent agency, considers the voter-approved marijuana industry operating in Colorado and other states illegal, and new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has indicated he wants stronger enforcement of federal law.

CannaPitch, a cannabis industry live pitch session featuring five industry experts as pitch appraisers on the one hand and a unique set of entrepreneurs on the other, proved the highlight of the first day of the California Cannabis Business Expo, in San Diego, on March 5, 2017.

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Denver FBI Honors Youth Program Partly Funded by Pot Taxes

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