Colorado attorney says federal law protects him from pot prosecution

A key figure in the VIP Cannabis raids says federal prosecutors are acting against the will of Congress in pursuing the charges against him

Officers remove evidence from VIP Cannabis in Denver on Nov. 21, 2013.

Officers remove evidence from VIP Cannabis in Denver on Nov. 21, 2013. (Hyoung Chang, Denver Post file)

In a motion that could throw federal enforcement of marijuana laws in Colorado into commotion, a lawyer at the center of one of the biggest criminal pot cases in the state’s legal-marijuana era is asking a judge to toss out the case against him.

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