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Medical pot on campus: Colleges say no and face lawsuits

Colleges are becoming a battleground in the conflict between federal and state marijuana laws as students who use medical pot challenge decades-old campus drug policies.

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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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More of the legal marijuana sold in Colorado is increasingly for recreational use

The recreational market continues to increase its share of Colorado’s legal marijuana sales, with a new report showing that 66 percent of the total pounds of marijuana flowers and 86 percent of the total units of edibles sold in 2018 were for recreational use.

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Teen odds of using marijuana dip with recreational use laws

New research suggests legalizing recreational marijuana for U.S. adults in some states may have slightly reduced teens’ odds of using pot.

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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 milestone: Colorado will allow delivery and tasting rooms soon under new laws — but with big catches

Starting next year, Colorado marijuana customers could begin getting their purchases delivered at home, like pizza. Or using marijuana inside licensed businesses. But not unless local officials give their OK.

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Coloradans can soon get medical marijuana in place of opioids

Colorado doctors will soon be able to recommend medical marijuana to treat any condition they’ve been prescribing painkillers for.

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A look at efforts to make legal marijuana foster social justice

Questions about marijuana and social justice have played a prominent role this year in several U.S. states’ debates about pot legalization. But other states and cities where recreational or medical marijuana already is legal have also endeavored to make up for the consequences and racial disparities of decades of policing pot.

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Pot “legalization 2.0”: Social equity becomes a key question

Complicating the law-making process, sometimes even among supporters, are questions about how best to erase marijuana convictions and ensure that people who were arrested for pot benefit from legal marijuana markets.

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Q&A: John Hickenlooper on Colorado’s marijuana legalization and how he talks to his son about pot

Colorado’s former-governor-turned-presidential-candidate John Hickenlooper gets his fair share of pot questions on the campaign trail these days. He sat down with The Denver Post on the eve of 4/20 to field a few more.

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