Originally posted on CBS Denver:
DENVER (CBS4)– Amendment 64 legalized recreational marijuana use in Colorado but the law is still fuzzy on what is allowed and what isn’t. Police say trading pot for cash is illegal.
The only place to buy and sell marijuana in Colorado is at a licensed medical marijuana dispensary.
Some sellers are turning to Craigslist to find customers and now authorities are tracking these exchanges.
“Donate to Charity and Receive a Free MJ Gift” reads the heading on one Craigslist advertisement. That placement got Andrew Walton arrested.
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Walton, 22, is from Littleton. He was nabbed by a Douglas County crime unit this week after they spotted his advertised offer, “$30 for a free 1/8 an ounce, $60 for 1/4.”
The undercover officers arranged a meeting for a delivery.
“At that meeting is when an exchange took place for money as well as marijuana,” said Douglas…
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