Colorado K-9s Need New Tricks as Legal Pot Muzzles Dog Sniffing : News Photo

Colorado K-9s Need New Tricks as Legal Pot Muzzles Dog Sniffing

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Colorado Springs Police Officer Andrew Genta, unseen, holds his dog Vader, a Belgian Malinois, on a leash after demonstrating a narcotic search on a vehicle in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. With new laws that aim to treat marijuana possession much like that of alcohol, law-enforcement agencies in Colorado and Washington are grappling with whether they should retrain their drug-sniffing dogs to ignore marijuana, retire older pooches who alert when they smell the drug, obtain new animals, or make no changes to their programs. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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Colorado Springs Police Officer Andrew Genta, unseen, holds his dog Vader, a Belgian Malinois, on a leash after demonstrating a narcotic search on a vehicle in Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S., on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013. With new laws that aim to treat marijuana possession much like that of alcohol, law-enforcement agencies in Colorado and Washington are grappling with whether they should retrain their drug-sniffing dogs to ignore marijuana, retire older pooches who alert when they smell the drug, obtain new animals, or make no changes to their programs. Photographer: Matthew Staver/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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