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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

Damage from the explosion (credit; CBS)

2 Face Arson, Child Abuse Charges After Alleged Hash Oil Explosion

Two people are facing arson and child abuse charges after police say there was a hash oil explosion inside their apartment in Manitou Springs.

05/19/2014

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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

Damage from an explosion in Leadville (credit: Facebook)

Punishing Amateur Chemists Attempting To Make Hash Oil Proving Difficult

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.

05/06/2014

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Marijuana Changes Advance In Colorado Legislature

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.

05/05/2014

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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

Firefighters respond to a hash oil explosion in Jefferson County (credit: CBS)

Hash Oil Explosions Becoming A Dangerous Trend

More than a dozen explosions in the Denver area so far this year are being blamed on people cooking hash oil.

04/28/2014

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2 Hospitalized After Another Hash Oil Fire In Aurora

Investigators in Aurora say a butane canister used to cook hash oil exploded over the weekend and injured two men.

02/10/2014

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Explosion At Apartment Complex Injures Man

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.

12/09/2013

An image from the scene after an explosion in Lakewood  (credit: CBS)

Explosions Highlight Dangers Of Making Hash Oil

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.

03/09/2013

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