New Mexico should not be spending money to arrest, prosecute, and punish people whom another state considers entrepreneurs and consultants. Santa Fe should make sure this guy provides a safe work environment, pays his workers minimum wage, and pays his taxes. If we are going to arrest this guy, sentence him to consult in Washington and garnish his fee. peace, mjh
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Wanted: A green thumb with extensive knowledge of the black, or at least gray, market.
As Washington state tries to figure out how to regulate its newly legal marijuana, officials are hiring an adviser on all things weed: how it’s best grown, dried, tested, labeled, packaged and cooked into brownies.
Santa Fe police are looking for a 34-year-old man they say was growing marijuana inside a south-side Santa Fe commercial building.
Investigators haven’t been able to locate Marshall Duran since executing a search warrant at a structure located off Jorgensen Lane near Rufina Street on Tuesday.
“We believe he is a major player in the drug industry here in Santa Fe,” Capt. Aric Wheeler said Thursday.