Colorado medical marijuana grower charged with distribution, cultivation over 61 pounds

Eli Traufield.

Eli Traufield’s Facebook photo gallery alternates model-esque shots like this one with family pics featuring his son. But most of the posts tout the healing abilities of marijuana — appropriate given that he’s listed as an owner of Fort COllins ORganics and Earthly Elements, a dispensary. Problem is, Earthly Elements is no longer open — a fact that appears to have grabbed the attention of the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, which participated in a bust of Traufield that included serious charges and the seizure of 350 plants and more than 61 pounds of pot. Denver Westword has the full story.