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#456: Marijuana Arbitrage

May 7th, 2013

Episode 592 of 902 episodes

Nearly 20 states have legalized marijuana to some degree. As it turns out, this has profound economic consequences for dealers all across the country.On today's show, we meet a wholesaler who moves weed across the country, a California weed dealer seeking higher profits in New York, and a special agent who may be inadvertently helping the dealer out by trying to put him in jail.For More: See The Weed Trail, from WNYC

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