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Longmont smoke shop owner sentenced in synthetic pot case


BOULDER, Colorado — The owner of a Longmont smoke shop has been sentenced to a year of work release and four years of probation for selling synthetic marijuana, known as spice.

Sang Leaming was convicted in June for possessing and selling synthetic cannibinoids at his Tobacco King store. The sales happened in 2012.

The Daily Camera reports ( ) that Leaming was among four sued last year by the Colorado Attorney General's Office for selling the synthetic drug, which lawmakers have prohibited.

Information from: Daily Camera,

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