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Advocacy Group: Commercialization Of Legal Pot Has Led To 'Epidemic' For Colorado KidsThe results of a new study about the impact of Colorado's marijuana legalization is raising troubling questions for parents. The study cites a significant increase in marijuana-related traffic deaths, hospital visits and school suspensions.
Red Stop Sign Could Mark Pot Edibles In ColoradoMarijuana edibles in Colorado may be required to be marked with a red stop sign. That recommendation comes as the state tries to finalize new rules for making pot-infused products more distinct.
CBS4 Investigation Prompts Hash Maker To Pull Product Over Packaging ConcernsA Boulder marijuana concentrate manufacturer says it has removed some of its hash products from dispensary shelves after a CBS4 investigation raised concerns that its packaging may be attractive to children.
Debate On Colorado Youth Surveys Pits Pot Against PrivacyColorado is mulling a change to how it surveys kids about drug use - a debate that pits privacy advocates against marijuana skeptics and health authorities who say the state needs more data on how many kids use pot now that it's legal for adults.
Colorado Lawmakers Agree Edible Pot Must Get New LookEdible marijuana sold in Colorado must have a new look. That's according to state senators from both parties who rejected a bill Wednesday to loosen a requirement that pot cookies and candies not look like regular foods.
Colorado May Give Up On Changing Edible PotColorado may throw a white flag on one of its toughest marijuana problems to emerge in the new market -- making sure that edible pot products can't be confused with regular foods.
Dispensaries Show Off New Labels As New Edible Rules Go Into EffectNew rules went into effect on Sunday in Colorado that require marijuana edibles be designed both to keep children safe and provide a warning to adults about their potency.
Pot Industry Leaders, Watchdogs Discuss Possible New Edible RulesOne of the more common criticisms of Colorado's marijuana legalization has been edibles, or pot-infused food, that make their way into children's hands.
Are Adults Willing To Buy Pot For Underage Kids?Recreational pot is illegal for anyone under the age of 21 but CBS4’s Rick Sallinger looked into whether adults are willing to buy it for kids
Colorado Lawmakers Grapple With Pot EdiblesLawmakers held off on a directive to implement new restrictions on marijuana edibles in Colorado Thursday, but they will study the issue to consider legislation next year.
Parents Concerned After 4th Graders Caught Selling Pot At SchoolInvestigators are looking into a group of fourth graders caught with marijuana on the school playground.
4th Grader Tries To Sell Pot On PlaygroundOne school in Greeley is asking parents to be more vigilant after a 10-year-old boy admitted to selling marijuana to other students on the playground and another student came to school with a marijuana edible candy bar. Both incidents happened in one week.

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