Feds move to seize Oregon medical marijuana properties
The federal government is attempting to take possession of two Applegate Valley properties allegedly used by the High Hopes Farm to grow marijuana under the state's medical-marijuana program but in violation of federal laws banning cannabis cultivation.
Federal prosecutors Wednesday filed court papers in U.S. District Court in Portland to launch a forfeiture case against the land where James Bowman grew High Hopes marijuana, even though Bowman doesn't own the properties and has not been charged with a crime.
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