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Police blame butane to extract hash from pot on a home explosion in Longmont (credit: CBS)

Some Believe Legalized Pot Results In Unwanted Consequences

Some believe that legalized pot is resulting in some unwanted consequences like Thursday’s home explosion in Longmont that happened when police said three men were trying to make hash.

12/18/2013

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Colorado Pot Raids Tied To Colombian Drug Cartel Investigation

Sources say a dozen federal raids of Denver and Boulder pot sops are tied to a single investigation of a Colombian drug cartel.

11/23/2013

Dr. Joseph Montante (credit: CBS)

Doctor Convicted For Improperly Recommending Medical Marijuana

The distinction Dr. Joseph Montante now holds is something he does not welcome. He’s now convicted of prescribing medical marijuana without conducting a proper exam.

10/07/2013

Bundles of marijuana seized at the Mexico border (credit: CBS)

2 From Denver Busted With Pot In Separate Incidents At Mexican Border

A man and woman from Denver have been accused of trying to smuggle marijuana over the U.S.-Mexico border in separate incidents.

08/13/2013

A baby is removed from a home contaminated by a meth lab in 2002 (credit: North Metro Drug Task Force)

Bill Aims To Protect Children In Dangerous Drug Environments

With recreational marijuana use legal in Colorado there is an emphasis on the safety of children who are exposed to dangerous drug environments.

04/25/2013

A baby is removed from a home contaminated by a meth lab in 2002 (credit: North Metro Drug Task Force)

Push To Protect Colorado Children From Drug Environments

There is a push to protect children in Colorado from dangerous drug environments and the urgency is great considering legalized marijuana with the passing of Amendment 64.

04/04/2013

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Opponents Say Legalizing Pot Opens Up Pandora’s Box For Children

Colorado voters chose to legalize marijuana for adults, but now experts are split on how a social acceptance of pot is affecting Colorado’s children.

02/13/2013

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Denver Drug Agent: Our Problems ‘Have Exploded’ With Pot Legalization

No matter how regulated marijuana is, now that pot is legal in Colorado it will be hard to keep away from curious and unknowing kids, according to a member of a Denver-area drug task force.

12/13/2012

Some of the medical marijuana seized in a different state that came from Colorado (credit: North Metro Drug Task Force)

Colorado Medical Marijuana Supplying Illegal Drugs To Other States

Drug enforcement officers believe Colorado is on the brink of becoming the epicenter for illegal pot sales.

08/03/2012

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Colorado Medical Pot Opponents Applaud New Federal Effort

The federal government has announced that it will be cracking down on the medical marijuana industry in California, and supporters and opponents of medical marijuana in Colorado are paying close attention.

10/09/2011

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