Help Or sign in with a social account: Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. Enter your email or sign up with a social account to get started More than two years later, figures from a pair of recent analyses maintain that hundreds more pot-packed parcels are being intercepted than in previous years, even as our Ask a Stoner columnist suggests that successfully mailing pot edibles out of state is still a snap if proper precautions are taken. Our 2015 piece drew from an ABC7 Chicago piece with this screaming headline: “MAILING MARIJUANA: OFFICIALS REPORT SPIKE IN POT-LADEN PACKAGES.” The report included an interview with Gorman and figures from one of the RMHIDTA’s regular sky-is-falling jeremiads against marijuana legalization. Gorman has acknowledged in this space that some of the data assembled by the RMHIDTA is opinion-based, meaning it may not pass muster in a scientific survey. But that hasn’t stopped plenty of news organizations and anti-pot activists from using it. Mailing Marijuana Out of Colorado: Are Your Odds of Getting Caught Going Up?
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