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Marijuana industry groups push for regulation amid national vaping-related illness crisis

Colorado marijuana industry members are pushing for new rules and more stringent regulation, including a potential ban on certain additives found in vaping devices, amid a nationwide crisis over a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens.

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Lung illnesses send chill through U.S. marijuana vape market

Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers as public health experts scramble to determine what’s causing a mysterious and sometimes fatal lung disease among people who use e-cigarettes.

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Marijuana should not be used by adolescents and pregnant women, surgeon general says

Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.

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Colorado companies, researchers call for CBD regulation

By some estimates, CBD will grow to a $22-billion industry in the coming years. Companies like Mile High Labs employ thousands of people.

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Medical pot laws no answer for U.S. opioid deaths, study says

A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates.

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Marijuana users less likely to gain weight despite munchies, study says

The research contradicts the common belief that pot users will pack on the pounds as a result of an increased appetite.

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Colorado issues public health advisory after pesticide found on certain marijuana products

The advisory cited “potentially unsafe pesticide residue” on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates, and infused-products cultivated by Mile High Medical LLC dba MMJ America Uptown.

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CBD is getting buzz, but does it work? And is it legal?

With CBD showing up everywhere, U.S. regulators announced Tuesday they are exploring ways the marijuana extract could be used legally in foods, dietary supplements and cosmetics.

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Higher education: Colleges add cannabis to the curriculum

As a green gold rush in legal marijuana and its non-drug cousin hemp spreads across North America, a growing number of colleges are adding cannabis to the curriculum to prepare graduates for careers cultivating, researching, analyzing and marketing the herb.

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Boulder company conducting study on effects of CBD on brain injury

Boulder-based Real-Time Diagnostics Ventures Inc. is conducting a first-of-its kind study in the United States to assess the role of plant-derived hemp supplements containing CBD in recovery from traumatic brain injury.

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