Public Health and Safety

THC Concentration in Colorado Marijuana: Public Health Concerns

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) just released a report focused on examining THC concentrations in Colorado and the implications to public health. Contained in this report is a primer on marijuana in Colorado and the evolution of THC concentration levels of products available in the open marketplace. Also found in the report is data on health effects, use trends and marijuana product types. Of particular interest is a synopsis of published literature that outlines the health effects of highly concentrated THC products. The report calls for further research to fully understand concentrated THC and its impact to public health.

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August 4, 2020