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February 2019

MAC Applauds Ban on Vaping where Cigarettes are already Banned, Potential to Reduce THC Vaping

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  Statement from MAC spokesperson and SAM Senior Policy Advisor Luke Niforatos regarding House Bill 1076:   “The sponsors of this bill are to be applauded for putting public health first when it comes to this growing problem. Colorado is first in the nation for youth vaping and youth first time marijuana use, and we know that a significant portion of…

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Guest Contribution: Marijuana Abuse: Increasing the Likelihood of the use of Harder Substances

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Marijuana Abuse: Increasing the Likelihood of the use of Harder Substances By Carissa Webb The subject of whether or not marijuana is a gateway drug has been one of much controversy for many years, but with increasing legislation regarding the legal status of the drug comes the need for this issue to be addressed. The National Institute on Drug Abuse…

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Colorado Springs Gazette Editorial: “Audit Big Marijuana to keep public safe”

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The Editorial Board of the Colorado Springs Gazette penned the piece below, linked here, in response to a recent audit conducted by the Oregon Secretary of State that found the state has utterly failed to regulate the industry. Editorial: “Audit Big Marijuana to keep public safe” Oregon’s recreational marijuana market is rogue, failing to undergo mandatory inspections and possibly exposing…

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