Denver marijuana regulators’ oversight improved, but still lacking tax transparency, auditor says

Denver’s Office of Marijuana Policy has successfully implemented some suggestions made last year by the city’s auditor; however, the regulatory office continues to fall short on full transparency about how pot tax revenue is spent, a report released Thursday shows. Denver Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien issued a follow-up report to his 2016 audit of the…

NY attorney general’s office investigating Buffalo police drug checkpoints

State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office is investigating the Buffalo Police Department’s use of traffic checkpoints and enforcement sweeps inside public housing developments, The Buffalo News learned Wednesday. The investigation follows a complaint filed by members of Black Lives Matter Buffalo and other community groups on Aug. 31 with the Attorney General’s Office accusing…