DENVER (AP) - Colorado's top federal prosecutor says his office may take legal action against licensed marijuana business that violate state law or use their status under state law "as a shield" but sell to the black market.
U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer's comments came in an op-ed published late Friday.
Troyer also told The Denver Post this week that his office plans to take action soon against a Denver-area chain of marijuana dispensaries.
Troyer said an illegal drug-trafficking organization disguised itself as a legitimate business under state law. He did not name the company.
Troyer has held the office since former U.S. Attorney John Walsh, a nominee of President Barack Obama, resigned in 2016. President Donald Trump in June nominated Jason Dunn to fill the post.
Dunn's nomination is awaiting U.S. Senate confirmation.