Planet Money: Marijuana Arbitrage

May 8, 2013
Originally published on May 7, 2013 9:12 pm

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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