Marijuana busts timed by law enforcement to undermine Amendment 64?

The Colorado Attorney General's office announcement of a 59-count indictment against Silver Lizard dispensary weeks after a law-enforcement survey showing medical marijuana was being diverted raised a question that's buzzed in the background amid the campaign for Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act: Will cops and prosecutors step up and perhaps even time pot busts to hurt the measure's chances of passage?
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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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