DIA Rental Car Agencies Now Dumping Grounds For Pot

July 17, 2014 4:15 AM

DIA Rental Car Agencies Now Dumping Grounds For Pot
" DENVER (CBS4)- Rental car workers at Denver International Airport say pot tourists are regularly leaving them with marijuana that travelers don’t want to try to carry through DIA.

“It happens quite often,” a rental car employee at a national chain told a CBS4 employee. “Every couple of days. I just throw it in the trash.”

At another major rental car agency on rental car row at the airport, a worker said, “It happens pretty often. More during the weekends. Probably like four times a day. Me, I just throw it away. I don’t know about the others.”

(credit: CBS)

The rental car agencies have become something of a dumping ground for marijuana as Colorado’s pot tourists apparently know that they could be cited if they attempt to bring marijuana into the airport itself.

While small amounts of marijuana are legal in Colorado, prominent signs warn travelers it’s unlawful to move pot through DIA "

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