Federal drug agents raid dozens of Denver-area homes in search of illegal marijuana grows

Federal and local agents fanned out across the Denver metro area — focusing, in particular, on an affluent Aurora neighborhood near Cherokee Trail High School — on Wednesday morning to execute more than two dozen search warrants on suspected illegal marijuana grow houses, authorities say.

Marijuana businesses in compliance with Colorado law could face federal charges under new enforcement strategy

The new approach could lead to federal charges being brought against marijuana businesses that are in full compliance with Colorado law and not selling pot on the black market, U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer acknowledged in an interview with The Denver Post this week.