Colorado’s legal weed green rush has brought in millions of dollars to state coffers and created thousands of jobs in the three years since voters approved recreational adult use marijuana. With the local industry growing steadily, Colorado’s cannabis jobs aren’t just for budtenders or extraction technicians – legal weed has also created a boom for businesses making non-cannabis products that cater to the same billion dollar market. But while the state’s legal weed businesses worry about Jeff Sessions and a possible federal crackdown, one non-cannabis company has been almost entirely halted by a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol’s interpretation of federal marijuana prohibition.
According to the Daily Camera, Boulder based Stashlogix, the maker of smell-proof containers made for cannabis, has had all of their product labeled “drug paraphernalia” and seized by the federal agency.
“I thought of all the things that do get through — vaporizers, bongs — we’d be one of the last to get flagged,” Stashlogix founder Skip Stone said. “We’re not sure if it’s just bad luck or a sign of things to come.”
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