Understanding the Youth Risks of Colorado’s Marijuana Colorado kids have been left to navigate an increasingly challenging landscape mostly on their own. It is critical they receive factual and credible information from trusted adults who have familiari... read more
“If it can’t be marked, how can it be regulated?” said Diane Carlson, co-founder of Smart Colorado, during a Marijuana Enforcement Division rulemaking hearing on Aug. 11, 2015. “It’s time we have a tool that we can let people... read more
Colorado educators concerned about pot in public schools A summit by the Colorado School Safety Resource Center in Thornton featured a panel on marijuana legalization and its effect in schools By Elizabeth Hernandez The Denver Post POSTED: 10/14/2015 05:4... read more
Livescience.com sums up the incredibly dangerous practice of “dabbing” in Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding onto the Drug-Use Scene by Cari Niereenberg. Here’s what you should know:
Denver Post By Kirk Mitchell March 10, 2016 Ready Full Article “A man and a woman in Colorado Springs have been served with child abuse citations after a 2-year-old child consumed edible marijuana candy in their home Wednesday night.” Luckily ... read more
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... read more
In this CNN forum aired August 3rd 2016, Smart Colorado’s Diane Carlson engages Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson on the difference between low- to no-THC medical treatments and Colorado’s extremely high-potency pot. (starts at 29:50)
The official Smart CO policy brief on how other states can benefit from Colorado’s marijuana experiment.