How big a problem is Colorado pot in Kansas?

Last month, the federal government sided with Colorado in a lawsuit filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by Oklahoma and Nebraska, which claim that Colorado marijuana laws should be dismantled due to residual harm being caused across state lines. Kansas hasn’t joined the suit, but Attorney General Derek Schmidt, appears to be gathering evidence that would bolster the case being made by these states. Earlier this month, his office announced that it was sending surveys to prosecutors and law-enforcement officials in an effort to determine how much Colorado cannabis is negatively impacting the state of Kansas.

“It used to be we thought all of our marijuana was coming from Mexico,” said Barton County Sheriff Brian Bellendir.

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