Drug Traffickers Seek Safe Haven Amid Legal MarijuanaSeeking a safe haven in Colorado's legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state's sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars from the sale.
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.
Feds Release Marijuana Stats That Show Negative Effects Of LegalizationIn a 170-page document the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area, part of the federal government, has compiled data to show the impact of marijuana.
Colorado Advances Penalties For Homemade Hash OilColorado lawmakers advanced a measure that would make it a felony to use explosive gases to make hash oil at home.
Bill To Regulate Hash Oil Extraction Debated At State CapitolA 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.
Colorado Hash-Making Limits Face 1st HearingA Colorado proposal to ban certain methods of making marijuana concentrates such as hash oil is up for its first test in the state Legislature.
Hash Explosions Prompt Proposed Changes In Legal Pot StatesAlarmed by a rash of explosions and injuries caused when amateurs make hash, lawmakers in Colorado and Washington are considering spelling out what's allowed when it comes to making the concentrated marijuana at home.
Report: Racial Disparities In Arrests Persist With Legal PotNot surprisingly, the legalization of marijuana in Colorado has reduced pot arrests, but a newly released study says it doesn't solve one of the central goals of drug-policy reformers: ending racial disparities in enforcement.