(Kathryn Scott Osler, Denver Post file)

Combat vets prominent in Colorado marijuana industry security

DENVER — Drugs, money and guns are all involved in the daily operations of Big Al’s Security Team in Colorado.

“We want to stay low key, have our guys stay low key, and keep everything safe for the whole (marijuana) industry,” said Al, the owner of Big Al’s Security.

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Trained employees plan and carry out secure cash runs for marijuana-based business clients.

“All the guys that do the cash runs are prior military, combat vets. We implement all our procedures just like we did in the military,” said Al.

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