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    Canadian Company Ditches Plans for Large Pot Grow in Maine
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    A Canadian company has ditched plans to buy a marijuana-growing facility in Auburn, Maine.

    The Bangor Daily News reports that Vancouver-based C21 investments pulled the plug on the deal because of rules imposed by the Maine Legislature.

    But the newspaper said the property's owner, Kevin Dean, is also linked to a federal marijuana-trafficking and money-laundering investigation.

    A grand jury indicted Dean's former business partner on drug-trafficking charges tied to his alleged use of Dean's cultivation facility in Auburn.

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    Federal authorities said the charges against the former partner are part of an investigation of a larger trafficking ring that illegally grew marijuana ``under the cover of, but in violation of, Maine's medical marijuana program.''

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