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After 5 Months of Sales, Colorado Sees the Downside of a Legal High

After 5 Months of Sales, Colorado Sees the Downside of a Legal High

Opinion in The New York Times MAY 31, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/us/after-5-months-of-sales-colorado-sees-the-downside-of-a-legal-high.html?hp&_r=2

Some big illusions of movement to legalize drugs

Oregon Bans Medical Weed Dispensaries From Selling Edible Products.

Oregon Bans Medical Weed Dispensaries From Selling Edible Products

By CHAD GARLAND

Posted: in Huff Post:  Small Business  03/20/2014 7:19 pm EDT Updated: 05/20/2014 5:59 am EDT

Link to complete story:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/20/oregon-weed-edible_n_5003083.html

WTR-RI Research Team Note:

The article discusses Oregon’s response to concerns regarding edible marijuana products that may be attractive to children.  Opinions, pro and con are reported.

I-Team: Legal medical marijuana cards used for illegal drug ops

I-Team: Legal medical marijuana cards used for illegal drug ops

Posted: Apr 28, 2014 3:33 PM EDT  Updated: Apr 28, 2014 7:05 PM EDT

By Katie Davis – email

http://www.turnto10.com/story/25369699/i-team-legal-medical-marijuana-cards-used-for-illegal-drug-operations

 

After 5 Months of Sales, Colorado Sees the Downside of a Legal High

After 5 Months of Sales, Colorado Sees the Downside of a Legal High

By JACK HEALY May 31, 2014  The New York Times

Link to complete story:  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/01/us/after-5-months-of-sales-colorado-sees-the-downside-of-a-legal-high.html?hp&_r=1

WTR-RI Research & Analysis Team Note:

Mr. Healy’s balanced story covers a wide range of issues including child safety, crime, black market activity, marijuana related deaths, tax revenue and interstate travel.  This link is included in several sub-sections of the WTR-RI Research and Analysis tab.

 

Burned mill building housed illicit drug lab

Burned mill building housed illicit drug lab 

Used highly flammable butane gas to produce marijuana oil 

By Tom Mooney Journal Staff Writer
News Story in The Providence Journal March 21, 2015
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