Marijuana

Medical marijuana sting: Brian Vicente criticizes Aurora PD for targeting doctor

Aurora police chief Dan Oates defends a sting operation that led to the arrest of a doctor accused of writing medical marijuana recommendations without examinations.

But Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente, who's criticized law enforcement's approach to medical marijuana in the past, questions the department's actions, which he sees in the context of Aurora's reputation for MMJ industry unfriendliness.

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