Federal data: Colorado youth marijuana use tops nation Newly released federal data shows that Colorado continues to lead the nation in terms of the percentage of teens who use marijuana. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration r
Amendment 64 defines marijuana products as "concentrated marijuana products and marijuana products that are comprised of marijuana and other ingredients and are intended for use or consumption, such as, but not limited to, edible products, ointments, and tinctures."
This expansive definition has allowed a flood of marijuana products in Colorado that are intended for discreet use and to appeal to a wider customer base. Disturbingly, Colorado kids can inconspicuously suck on a lollipop, chew on gummy bears, or munch on granola, and “vape” on a pen, asthma inhaler, or highlighter loaded with a liquid form of concentrated THC.
Educate yourself and Colorado youth about the forms of marijuana:
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Marijuana wins on Election Day. Smart Colorado’s focus remains on protecting kids. Voters across the country and in Colorado this month faced a wave of marijuana ballot issues. In almost every case, they opted for looser restrictions on pot. Voters in
Contact: Henny Lasley, executive director, Smart Colorado firstname.lastname@example.org Colorado’s marijuana message for 9 states with pot ballot issues: THC potency matters DENVER — Skyrocketing marijuana potencies with potentially deadly consequences h
PBS DOCUMENTARY MAKES CASE FOR THC POTENCY LIMITS The new Rocky Mountain PBS show “Insight with John Ferrugia” highlights two deaths associated with “dabbing,” the smoking of highly concentrated forms of THC – the psychoactive drug in mar
Group forms to oppose marijuana use in Denver bars, restaurants A Denver ballot issue that could allow marijuana use in bars and restaurants is being opposed by a new group called Protect Denver’s Atmosphere: Vote No on 300 Committee. Under initiated or