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How Safe Is Colorado’s Legalized Marijuana?

It has been seven weeks since Colorado made history by becoming the first state in the country to legalize recreational marijuana, but the demand is greater than expected and the supply can come with surprises of its own.

02/19/2014

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Pot Testing Sprouts With Onslaught Of New Laws

Marijuana testing used to mean checking to see if someone had been smoking it. But with Oregon, Washington and Colorado all making pot more widely available to the public, laboratory testing for safety, purity, potency and active ingredients is adding to the legitimacy of the drug.

07/18/2013

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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

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Marijuana Legalization: Colorado Must Pioneer Consumer Safety Standards

Marijuana may be coming out of the black market in Colorado and Washington state, but the drug, at least for now, will retain a decidedly underground feel: Users may not know what’s in it.

02/12/2013