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A machine used to make hash oil (credit: CBS)

Hash Oil Maker Proposes Plan To Reduce Home Explosions

Since recreational marijuana became legal in Colorado, fire departments around the state have battled an unanticipated problem — fires linked to people trying to extract hash oil from marijuana in their homes.

05/20/2014

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Dog Bite Reveals Possible Hash Oil Operation Near Telluride

Authorities in southwestern Colorado say they have discovered a suspected home hash oil operation after responding to a dog-bite call.

05/07/2014

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Hash Oil Explosion Suspect Told Police He Learned The Process Online

A man suspected of starting a hash oil explosion that damaged the apartment he was living in with his two children told police he learned about the process online.

05/01/2014

Damage from an explosion in Leadville (credit: Facebook)

Hash Oil Explosion Investigated In Leadville

Authorities are investigating a hash oil explosion at a home in Leadville.

04/29/2014

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Grand Junction Police Investigate Hash Oil Explosion

Grand Junction police are investigating the second suspected hash oil explosion this month.

03/28/2014

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Aurora Apartment Explosion Injures 2

An explosion that rocked an apartment in Aurora sent the two men living inside to the hospital for burns.

02/09/2014

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Task Force Takes Close Look At Hash Process Blamed For Explosions

The task force on Amendment 64 will make its first recommendations to the governor on Tuesday. It will release 29 proposals on how to regulate marijuana in the state.

02/19/2013

CBS4's Brian Maass takes a of whiff of potent marijuana at a grow operation in Denver (credit: CBS)

Grower Calls Today’s Stronger Pot ‘A Win-Win For Everyone’

The marijuana sold in Colorado dispensaries is exponentially stronger than what people smoked decades ago. Advances in technology and growing techniques have produced a more potent product.

02/12/2013