When we shared our item on this topic, we asked readers if they felt this approach suggested a change from the days when such arrests were ballyhooed as a way to protect the citizenry from dangerous drugs — or if it simply represented another way to attack cannabis.
The responses we received were widely varied, with some folks doubting the feds' motives and others raising ecological concerns.
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The following post is an amusingly exasperated example of the latter.
Ray Koren writes:
"Attacking cannabis?" Keep your f'ng pot grow on your property, and out of our forests. Christ, how many people need to grow weed in CO?