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Trump’s Justice Department may crack down on thriving pot industry, but is it too big to jail?

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By Evan Halper | Los Angeles Times

Marijuana mogul Seibo Shen is accustomed to fighting – but it is usually on the Jiu Jitsu mat, where the undefeated 40-year old prefers to engage completely baked.

“You know that movie ‘Drunken Master’?” he said, nodding to the cult film about a martial arts master whose secret weapon is inebriation. “It’s like that. I like to consume so much before a competition that they are literally walking me onto the mat.”

Shen, founder of a thriving startup that hawks luxury vaporizers at $450 a pop, might want to stock up for an impending match that could prove epic. His opponent? Donald Trump’s Justice Department.

Shen is among the swiftly growing ranks of marijuana entrepreneurs who could be headed for a showdown with the federal government.

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