Colorado Springs police say a man trying to make hash oil with a butane torch in his bathroom caused an explosion that significantly damaged his apartment.
Nicholas Broms was trying to squeeze a better high from marijuana when his Oregon condo caught on fire. An explosion knocked out a wall, blew out his sliding glass door and torched his arms.
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.
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.