Three hash oil operators have been charged after they were badly burned in an explosion at a Denver warehouse.
Denver prosecutors have charged three people suspected of causing an explosion at a warehouse while trying to extract hash oil from marijuana.
The attempted extraction of marijuana hash oil caused last month’s explosion at a Denver warehouse, CBS4 has learned.
A measure to study changes to how marijuana edibles should look has been signed into law in Colorado with the goal of preventing accidental ingestions by children.
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.
Two people are facing arson and child abuse charges after police say there was a hash oil explosion inside their Manitou Springs apartment.
Authorities in southwestern Colorado say they have discovered a suspected home hash oil operation after responding to a dog-bite call.
The opening months of Colorado’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions and injuries as pot users try to make the drug’s intoxicating oil in crude home-based laboratories.
Colorado lawmakers neared agreement Monday on a series of marijuana spending and regulation plans, all modest proposals compared with last year’s splashy set of pot bills to regulate the state’s new industry.
The number of hash explosions in Colorado have skyrocketed in Colorado since the sale of recreational marijuana was legalized on Jan. 1, according to a CBS4 investigation.