Tommy Sloan of the Boulder County Drug Task Force.
"I wish the law had been a little better written and had a little more guidance in there," he
When asked what the drug task force's strategy was for dealing with dispensaries, Sloan
says they view medical dispensaries as legitimate businesses.
"If we find out there is a dispensary in Boulder, we are not going to get involved in the monitoring of them to make sure they are operating within their bounds unless we get information otherwise," Sloan
"We are not self-initiating investigations on them."
After apprehending the suspects in the June 16 robbery, police returned two stolen 20-gallon barrels of marijuana to the dispensary.
says another concern he
has is a liability issue dealing with growing marijuana plants.
Should officers seize growing marijuana plants if the owner says they are for medical use?
"One of the things in the statute is that we have to maintain the care and custody of the plants," Sloan