Representatives of law-enforcement agencies in such areas frequently complain about the resources required to stop the flow of cannabis over the border.
However, the study's authors can't say definitively whether the increasing number of busts is due to more marijuana coming into the state or a greater emphasis on stopping it.
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Does this scenario result in the profiling of drivers in cars with Colorado license plates? This reader certainly thinks so.
Sergio Gonzalez writes:
Of course.... If you have a Colorado license plate, you're a red flag to them. A target. They are Nazis when it comes to Colorado — worse than Utah. They profit off of these busts.... All about the mighty $$$. Smh