Monthly Archives: September 2016

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The increased use of THC products in adults

By |September 15th, 2016|

As covered in previous posts, the 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). In addition to the effect on youth use of THC products, the review also examines pot use by adults. The results are similar to the increases seen for [...]

Marijuana martyrs

By |September 12th, 2016|

As covered in previous posts, the 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas including the effects on youth. One part of the youth section is worth repeating in total. It [...]

The effect of relaxing THC laws on youth

By |September 8th, 2016|

The 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas, one of which is the impact on youth use of THC products. This is a particularly important effect to track because many [...]

THC and impaired driving

By |September 6th, 2016|

The 4th annual review of the impact of pot legalization on Colorado was recently issued by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA). The review examines the effects of legalization in seven areas, the first of which is the impact on impaired driving and traffic fatalities. The bottom line is that marijuana-related traffic deaths [...]

Florida’s organized crime pot industry reaches out

By |September 4th, 2016|

The Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (RMHIDTA) is part of the national drug control policy. It recently issued its fourth annual report on the impact of marijuana legalization in Colorado which documents  troubling problems Colorado faces such as increases in impaired driving and dramatic increases in childhood admission to emergency rooms because of [...]