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High potency weed linked to psychotic episodes, mysterious vomiting illness in young users
Hospitals are reporting increasingly frequent cases of “cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome” where users of high potency cannabis products experience uncontrollable vomiting and screaming. High potency marijuana
High-THC Cannabis Concentrates and Their (Scary) Effect on the Teenage Brain
Is dabbing causing mental health problems for Colorado kids? BY LINDSEY B. KING Editor’s note: After 5280′s July issue went to press, Governor Jared Polis signed into
New Colorado law limits purchases of high-potency marijuana concentrates starting in 2022
Colorado passed a groundbreaking law in the fight to restrict high-potency marijuana products from youth. Beginning in 2022, dispensaries will have to limit the amounts
Opinion: When it comes to protecting Colorado kids, is the marijuana industry in or out?
It’s surprising when an industry leader references many “significant shortcomings” in a recently passed compromise bill on high-potency THC. As Chuck Smith, board president for
Cannabis use may be associated with suicidality in young adults
NIH study suggests a link between cannabis use and higher levels of suicidal ideation, plan, and attempt. An analysis of survey data from more than
New Law Will Gather Health Data and Limit MJ Concentrates for Ages 18 to 20
The Colorado State senate and house unanimously passed the bipartisan bill to limit marijuana concentrates for young adults ages 18 to 20. The first of
It’s time for marijuana businesses to act like a mature industry and protect youth
For the marijuana industry, the story of e-cigarette producer Juul offers a cautionary tale. A New York Times review of a damning new book about Juul called
Colorado lawmakers’ effort to curb illegal use of high-potency marijuana by teens is stoking privacy concerns
As Colorado state lawmakers and patient advocates work to limit the availability of high-potency THC to youth, some people are concerned about the software that
Colorado Stands At A Crossroads
These organizations support House Bill 1317 to protect Colorado kids from high-potency THC products. As seen in Colorado Politics.
Marijuana regulation bill overwhelmingly passes in Colorado House
It would restrict teens’ access to high-THC products and tighten rules for medical marijuana A major victory in the fight to limit high-THC products for
Opinion: As THC potency grows, is Colorado planting the seeds of destruction for our youth?
This isn’t the same plant that was grown when my grandparents were teenagers. Instead, bioengineering has created extremely potent products. Hailey B. Dennis moved from
High-potency pot hurt my son, forced my family from Pueblo
One family shares their son’s struggle with a pediatric addiction to marijuana that eventually escalated to heroin and meth. In the beginning, the parents were
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