SACRAMENTO (AP) — Two employees of a Northern California business have been arrested and a large amount of marijuana has been seized despite it having a local pot license.

Joe Rogoway, an attorney for Old Kai Distribution, said Wednesday that the employees were transporting marijuana from a cultivator when they were pulled over Friday by the California Highway Patrol.

He says the company has a license from Mendocino County and was told it could operate legally.

The California Highway Patrol says it’s illegal to transport marijuana without a state license, which takes effect Monday.

Authorities cited the driver and passenger for unlawful transportation of cannabis and unlawful possession for sale and seized about 1,900 pounds (862 kilograms) of pot.

Rogoway is demanding the marijuana be returned and the charges be dropped.

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Comments (3)
  1. sure you gotta bust someone..thats your job..the average legal citizen can say or do nothing…but you have a car a jail and guns…..and we are protected from you and your cities whatever bs laws you come up with to keep a job that is evil full of lies and helps no one…keep up the lies..the gun themselves have givin your world hades with a big fat authority and you have lost the real control of peace so the greater ones find you of decieving lying lust all rolled up in patriotism..give it up..ITS A FKING WEED AND YOU KILL AND TAKE FREEDOMS…..OH YOU WIOULD DO THE EXACT SAME THING…HUMANS ARE LIARS AND PRIDEFUL DECIVERS…too religious until you say im nuts…YOU LET THOUSANDS GO HUNGRY AND DIE EVERY DAY…GOD HATES YOU NOW……ask him you cowards

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