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Boulder County Sheriff’s Deputies Tommy Sloan, left, Eric Maes and Bill Crist keep watch over the Norlin Quad on April 20, 2013, on the University of
Boulder County Sheriff's Deputies Tommy Sloan, left, Eric Maes and Bill Crist keep watch over the Norlin Quad on April 20, 2013, on the University of Colorado campus. (JEREMY PAPASSO)
Tommy Sloan, Boulder ...
Tommy Sloan, Boulder Co.
Sheriff, Div. Chief
Tommy Sloan of the ...
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
Tom Sloan, commander of the ...
Tom Sloan, commander of the Boulder County Drug Task Force, said ...
Tommy Sloan of the ...
Tommy Sloan of the Boulder County Drug Task Force deserve some credit for the restraint they have shown in not going after local medical marijuana dispensaries in a time when the legal landscape has been uneven, to say the least.
Law enforcement in more conservative counties and municipalities that have enacted more stringent regulations on medical marijuana may be tempted to crack down on dispensaries now, given the recent Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that caregivers need to be providing additional services.
But if their comments to Boulder Weekly
are sincere, Garnett and Sloan
are taking a wait-and-see approach, which seems to be prudent, considering the legal uncertainty of the current situation and the left-leaning politics of Boulder County.
Garnett and Sloan
seem to realize that there are much bigger things to worry about than the upsurge in medicinal marijuana use and marijuana dispensaries.