Parents may recall the nicknames for the low-potency pot of earlier eras: ditch weed, schwag, brick weed. THC potency, the chemical in marijuana responsible for most of its psychoactive effects, averaged just 3.7% THC in the early 1990s.
Now...average potency of flowers/buds in Colorado is 17.1% and marijuana industry websites boast strains can reach 30%. Furthermore, marijuana concentrates average 62.1% but potency rates of up to 95% have been recorded. 

The scientific research is clear that marijuana can permanently harm teens’ developing brains. These skyrocketing THC potencies raise the stakes considerably for Colorado youth.  



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Update from the legislature: yesterday, HB-1092, marijuana delivery was defeated in Senate Judiciary. Thank you, Senators, Gardner, Cooke and Fields for your leadership protecting kids. Medical patients were always protected by rules in place by the State Health Department. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for hurting the entire rural population of cancer patients, autoimmuners, and seizure patients. You are directly responsible for death now. Hope you sleep at night.

You just cost those men the vote.

I wish Oregon's legislature had banned delivery. There is no way to verify that the driver is asking for ID and this is just another way for kids to get a hold of the drug.

And thank you Smart Colorado for keeping us informed on who needs the boot in November!

#taxedNOTlegal

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Thank you Celeste Archer, retired Gen. Ed Anderson, and business leader Scott Pann for helping kick off our campaign to educate Colorado Springs-area parents about today’s highly-potent marijuana products. Learn more at notthesamepot.org.
Thank you Celeste Archer, retired Gen. Ed Anderson, and business leader Scott Pann for helping kick off our campaign to educate Colorado Springs-area parents about today’s highly-potent marijuana products. Learn more at notthesamepot.org. ... See MoreSee Less

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Why is there a stretcher on your billboard???

I think it is a good idea - but I question the negative and scare tactics. I find that facts and science speak to people better. Just my 2 cents. I do think more awareness needs to be made around "today's" marijuana versus the 70's, 80's and 90's. They are entirely different animals and the impact is alarming.

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Ultra-Potent Pot: Growing Risks & Impacts




This is dabbing, an increasingly popular way to smoke ultra-potent marijuana.
With a blowtorch and nearly pure THC resin, it's a far cry from the relatively low-THC joints of earlier decades. Hear from a Colorado high school student, his mother, a prosecutor and an adolescent addiction specialist. Plus learn about the impacts on Pueblo.



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