A bill to regulate hash oil extraction was debated in its first committee hearing at the state Capitol on Thursday. Supporters believe hash oil needs to be regulated but opponents believe the bill is unconstitutional.
A Colorado proposal to ban certain methods of making marijuana concentrates such as hash oil is up for its first test in the state Legislature.
Colorado’s police chiefs are gathering to talk about legal weed, everything from pot and highway safety to the dangers of home hash production.
A former employee of a Denver pot shop that’s accused of handing out marijuana-laced chocolate at a fair says he told the company the treat was tainted, but they gave it out anyway.
There have been more than two dozen hash oil explosions in Colorado this year, and just as many injuries. So firefighters wanted everyone to actually see how dangerous the hash oil trend can be.
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 apartment in Manitou Springs.
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.