A Veneta man who has been a state-registered medical marijuana grower faces federal pot and money laundering charges after authorities reviewed his banking records and then seized marijuana plants and packaged bud from his home on Monday, newly filed court records show.

It’s one of two federal, pot-related criminal cases filed this week in U.S. District Court in Eugene. The other involves a group of nine Corvallis-area residents who face conspiracy charges related to an alleged credit card fraud scheme that authorities say funded an interstate marijuana distribution operation and a state-approved dispensary in Corvallis.

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