Smart Colorado applauds the Denver Health’s Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center and Denver Environmental Health for the launch of the new 24/7 Marijuana Healthy & Safety Line to help address questions from public health professionals, marijuan
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.
Between 2002 and 2014, marijuana use among pregnant women increased by 62 percent, according to a study published in the December Journal of the American Medical Association. This statistic was highlighted by Rocky Mountain PBS in its recent report, Marij
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
The official Smart CO policy brief on how other states can benefit from Colorado’s marijuana experiment.
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
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