To understand what an issue our children are facing,
it’s important to learn about the damage marijuana has on a developing brain.

The potency of smoked marijuana for sale in Colorado is at least 20% THC. Marijuana concentrate products like hash oil, butter, shatter, and vaporizer cartridges can reach potency levels of 90% THC. Even medical experts do not know what the health impacts of such high concentrated levels are, but we do know much lower levels of THC cause irreversible changes to the developing brain. Few consumers have any idea that one small marijuana infused chocolate caramel bite, which looks identical to a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, can contain up to 100 milligrams of THC.



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PBS Documentary: The State of High

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

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New Statewide Research: CO Teens & Marijuana

New statewide research: Colorado teens see marijuana as less risky & use remains high June 20, 2016 Fewer Colorado high school students view regular marijuana use as risky behavior, according to the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (HKCS), which was relea

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1 in 6 Children Hospitalized in Colorado

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for 2.5 years and we still do not fully understand the health impacts of marijuana exposure on our youth. Studies published like the one below continue to confirm the importance of marijuana education a

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Study Links Suicide with Marijuana Use

A major study found that kids who start using marijuana before the age of 17 ARE 7x MORE LIKELY TO COMMIT SUICIDE than those that don’t.  The study, published in Lancet Psychiatry Journal, also found poor educational outcomes tied to youth marijuana u

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#KnowPot and #KnowPotency

New fact sheets addressing THC potency. With dangerously high levels of THC — marijuana’s psychoactive element — Colorado’s pot has become a fundamentally different, harder drug. Soaring THC concentrations have prompted potency cap