"It seems like the operators of the dispensaries were perfectly comfortable with evading the spirit of the law, even though they claim that they didn’t violate the letter of the law.”

Last week the owners of Colorado’s now-defunct Sweet Leaf dispensaries were sentenced to jail time for allowing the practice of ‘looping’ in their stores.

That practice is when a customer buys the maximum amount of cannabis permitted by Colorado law (currently one ounce per adult-use transaction) and returns the same day to purchase more.

The case, which also destroyed a well-known retail brand and cost dozens of employees their jobs, has become a well-known cautionary tale in the national cannabis industry. 

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Bruce Kennedy ~ Leafly.com

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