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EDITORIAL: Federal report shows damning and deadly trends



By: The Gazette Editorial Board 09/15/2015 In the last year, problems of public health and safety associated with, and caused by, marijuana use have worsened, according to an annual report issued Tuesday by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area.

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Edible Marijuana Candies Kill 9 in Colorado, 12 at Coachella



Haywood Bynum III 05/03/2015 Denver, Colorado and Coachella Valley, California – Marijuana candies, sold on the street as ‘Uncle Tweety’s Chewy Flipper’ and ‘Gummy Satans’ are taking the country by storm.

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Battling Big Marijuana



Charlene Marietti 08/26/2014 The National Conference on Addiction Disorders was a natural venue for a forthright discussion about the impact of marijuana use in the two states that have legalized it. Addiction Professional Editor Gary Enos asked four professionals to share their experiences in a panel on August 25 in St. Louis.

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Colorado's troubles with pot



Kevin A. Sabet 07/10/2014 This week, Washington state opened marijuana stores for the first time. And these stores don't just carry your father's kind of weed. In addition to highly potent cigarettes -- which are much stronger than those some people might remember from Woodstock -- stores are also selling super-strength, pot-infused cookies, candies, sodas, vapor and wax concentrates.

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