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New Law Could Halt Sale Of Synthetic Marijuana

Colorado is a major distributor of synthetic marijuana or “Spice,” but a new law could put many sellers out of business.

01/14/2014

O's Tobacco shop on East Colfax in Denver (credit: CBS)

Tobacco Store Remains Open After Allegations Of Selling Spice

A tobacco store in Denver remains open despite several police raids and an arrest in the past year for allegedly selling illegal synthetic marijuana.

10/10/2013

Synthetic marijuana (credit: Denver Police Dept.)

Feds Probe Likely Synthetic Pot Outbreak In Colorado

A federal team has arrived in Colorado to help investigate hospital reports that synthetic marijuana is to blame for scores of recent illnesses and possibly three fatalities in Denver and Colorado Springs.

09/10/2013

Spice (credit: CBS)

CDC Officials Come To Colorado To Investigate Spice Distribution

Synthetic marijuana has sent 75 people to the hospital in the Denver metro area in the past few weeks.

09/10/2013

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

More Than 40 Treated For Synthetic Marijuana Use

Denver-area hospitals are seeing a rise in emergency cases involving synthetic marijuana, which can cause confusion, violent behavior and hallucinations.

09/05/2013

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

Bad ‘Spice’ Continues To Be Problem In The Denver Metro Area

Health officials are continuing to see people being hospitalized with a bad reaction after taking “Spice.”

09/01/2013

"Spice" is a synthetic, legal form of marijuana labeled "not for human consumption," but young people are smoking it to get high. (credit: CBS)

Bad ‘Spice’ Sends Dozens To Metro Area Hospitals

Police believe a bad batch of “Spice” is making its way around the Denver metro area and sending dozens to the hospital.

08/29/2013

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