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.
A ban on gummy bears and other edible marijuana products shaped like animals, people and fruit takes effect this month in Colorado – a change aimed at decreasing the likelihood small children will mistake them for a favorite treat.
On Dec. 13, 2016, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced $2.35 million in grants to researchers who can help the state better understand the impacts of marijuana. Most of the grant money—$1.68 million—will go to two studies on marijuana use and driving.
DENVER, Dec. 13, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has awarded $2.35 million in grant funding for seven research studies to address potential public health and safety impacts of marijuana use.
New rules for packaging of both medical and retail marijuana products go into effect Oct. 1. The new packaging requirements have been designed to make the packages safer for adults and less appealing to children.
DENVER, Sept. 26, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Effective Oct. 1, Colorado will implement new rules regarding medical and retail marijuana products.