Marijuana study shows negative impacts of Colorado pot "experiment," director says

Last year, the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area released a study about the dangers of home marijuana grows shortly before the vote on Amendment 64. Now, as talks about implementing A64 continue, the RMHIDTA is weighing in with a new analysis of weed in Colorado -- one that blames the substance for increased traffic fatalities and more. But director Tom Gorman's goal isn't just to inform locals about the data detailed below. He hopes people in the rest of the country consider it before going the legalization route, too.
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