When legal cannabis sales commenced in the Centennial State in 2014, some opponents were concerned that negative public health effects would outweigh any positives derived from tax revenue; however, under the state’s helm, the Colorado cannabis industry continues to make the grade in public cannabis education.
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DENVER, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ – Recent evaluation results show that Colorado’s marijuana public education efforts have ensured more adults know the laws covering retail marijuana, more parents are planning to talk to their children about the risks of marijuana use, most young women know the danger of marijuana use during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and more young people know that using marijuana makes it harder to complete the tasks that help them reach their goals.
DENVER, Dec. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Many Denver youth feel that using marijuana is the social norm, but that’s not actually the case. In fact, 74 percent of Denver youth had not used marijuana in the last 30 days, according to the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey.
According to the latest National Survey on Drug Use and Health, teenage marijuana use has fallen to its lowest point in nearly two decades.
On May 31, 2017, the Colorado Department of Agriculture emailed an update on cannabis production, announcing that the Colorado School of Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are holding a safety training event for marijuana cultivation workers on June 28 at the CU Anschutz Campus in Aurora.
On Feb. 6, 2017, the first clinical trial to study the effects of medical marijuana in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder in military veterans dispensed medical marijuana to its first veteran at the Scottsdale Research Institute in Phoenix.
DENVER, Feb. 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment recently released a comprehensive guide for worker safety and health in the marijuana industry.
DENVER, Oct. 19, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order (D 2015-015), the Colorado Department of Revenue (“DOR”), in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Agriculture (“CDA”) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (“CDPHE”), are issuing an immediate health and safety advisory due to the identification of potentially unsafe pesticide residues on medical marijuana plant material and marijuana products.
On July 20, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced that it had launched the Cannabis Users Survey on Health, also known as the CUSH Survey, to gather information on marijuana use patterns in the state.
DENVER, July 20, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today launched the Cannabis Users Survey on Health (CUSH). The purpose of the survey is to monitor marijuana use patterns in Colorado, as required by state statute.
DENVER, May 12, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — As the 2016 legislative session comes to a close, The Cannabis Business Alliance (CBA) applauds legislators for the hard work and the goals achieved during the 2016 session.
You would be hard pressed finding anything more obnoxious than anti-cannabis public service announcements.
As of late, the mood in Colorado regarding marijuana seems to have been souring. The Republican candidate for governor, Bob Beauprez, suggested that Coloradans should re-examine the issue to see if “maybe we’ve gone too far.”
State health regulators in Colorado want to take a bite out of a significant sector of the marijuana industry by limiting what edibles may be manufactured and sold.