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Brick-sized amount of fentanyl found in Denver raises alarms about overdoses 6.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
A brick-sized amount of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, has been found by Denver police in a recent investigation, and authorities and health officials are warning the public about the drug's dangers. 
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Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share second connection 22.10.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Some of the people rushing to emergency rooms thought the CBD vape they inhaled would help like a gentle medicine. Others puffed it for fun.
Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Oct. 14 – 20 20.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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Denver marijuana cultivator issues statewide recall over high mold and yeast levels 15.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
A Denver-based marijuana cultivator is voluntarily recalling retail marijuana products because of elevated yeast and mold counts.
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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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Vaping lung injuries top 1,000 cases as deaths rise to 18 4.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
Hundreds more Americans have been sickened by a mysterious vaping-related lung disease, and the death toll has risen to 18, according to federal health data released Thursday.
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Man sentenced to 7 years for marijuana grows in Rifle and southwest Colorado 2.10.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
A man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for growing thousands of marijuana plants in Rifle and in southwest Colorado.
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Flu season is here: What you need to know as 60 cases reported in Colorado since June 29.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
While influenza cases can happen any time of the year, the flu season officially started Sunday. In Colorado, 60 cases have been confirmed since June.
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Marijuana industry groups push for regulation amid national vaping-related illness crisis 28.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Colorado marijuana industry members are pushing for new rules and more stringent regulation, including a potential ban on certain additives found in vaping devices, amid a nationwide crisis over a mysterious lung disease linked to e-cigarettes and marijuana vape pens.
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“Dog the Bounty Hunter” star faces his own health problems 28.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
Duane Chapman, known to millions as the star of the "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV show, tells People magazine that he is facing his own medical problems after the death of his wife from cancer.
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Most vaping-related lung injuries linked to marijuana products, CDC says 28.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
State health officials said Friday that many patients sickened with mysterious lung injuries used black market marijuana vaping devices, offering the strongest clues so far into what might be making people sick.
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Lung illnesses send chill through U.S. marijuana vape market 27.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
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.
“It’s Russian roulette”: State authorities concerned by street drug in some CBD vapes 17.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD.
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Contaminant found in vaping products linked to deadly lung illnesses, tests show 6.9.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
WASHINGTON - State and federal health officials investigating mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping have found the same chemical in samples of marijuana products used by people sickened in different parts of the country and who used different brands of products in recent weeks.
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Marijuana should not be used by adolescents and pregnant women, surgeon general says 29.8.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use.
Nancy Pelosi stopping in Broomfield next week for health care talks 23.8.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will stop in Broomfield next week for a discussion on affordable health care.
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In Denver, the spores of a psychedelic mushroom boom have landed 23.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
There are therapists to deal with traumatic trips, secretive guides to light the way through the psychic depths, lawyers, lobbyists and, of course, fungal cultivators. Amid the confusion and intrigue of a unique new law, the spores of a new micro-economy have landed.
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Letters: Scooters should slow their roll; It’s about moral — not mental — health; Leading fight for fair elections (8/14/19) 14.8.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Scooters should slow their roll For Denver residents, workers and visitors, their description of scooters ranges from fuming hostility to unfettered bliss. It’s too early to know whether it’s a fad, but, fueled by seemingly unlimited venture capital, there’s a chance that scooters are here to stay. The unknown bet for the Denver City Council […]
More edible pot among Colorado teen users, study says 6.8.2019 Denver Post: Local
Some teenagers in Colorado, where marijuana is legal for adults, are shifting away from smoking in favor of edible cannabis products, a medical study released Monday shows.
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Researchers peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit 9.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal.
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