October 2017

Monroe County’s Substance Abuse is working with local high schools to promote a message about marijuana dangers. Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter CousinoDean An awareness campaign about the dangers of marijuana edibles and higher, threatening levels of THC in pot will be launched in October in virtually all Monroe County high schools by student […]

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Monroe County’s Substance Abuse is working with local high schools to promote a message about marijuana dangers. Dean Cousino Monroe News staff reporter CousinoDean An awareness campaign about the dangers of marijuana edibles and higher, threatening levels of THC in pot will be launched in October in virtually all Monroe County high schools by student […]

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A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat. The switch is less dramatic for Colorado’s cannabis companies than adapting to last fall’s rollout of […]

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By Shawn Chitnis DENVER, Colo. (CBS4) – Medical and retail marijuana dispensaries can no longer buy or sell edibles in the shape of a human, animal, or fruit as part of changes made to the rules for the industry. The changes go into effect on Sunday and include new labeling requirements. (credit: CBS) “I think […]

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By definition, recreational marijuana is intended to be fun (as opposed to “medical marijuana” or, possibly, “professional marijuana.”) But since legalizing recreational marijuana back in 2014, officials in Colorado have realized that, though using marijuana might be alluring, trying to make marijuana edibles look more whimsical could potentially make these products more appealing to children. […]

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