NO SUPRISE: Colorado pot floods Nebraska towns

No surprises here: The infamous product for which Colorado is now renowned is spreading to state where it's not legal.


SOURCE: Trevor Hughes, USA Today

SEDGWICK, Colo. — A marijuana store owner this week opened up a new frontier in the ongoing cat-and-mouse border war between pot buyers and police officers across the Nebraska state line just six miles away.

Sedgwick Alternative Relief opened for legal marijuana sales Saturday in this town of about 150 people tucked into Colorado's far northeast corner, more than 170 miles from Denver.

Police officers in small Nebraska towns along the Colorado border say they've seen a massive influx of marijuana flowing into and through their communities, particularly along the east-west Interstate 80. They say it's now only natural to expect even more pot will find its way across the border, where it remains illegal.

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