CBS Wakes Up to the Dangers of 'Edible' Pot

Scott Whitlock | April 30, 2014
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[For more, see video cross-posted at NewsBusters.] Ten days after touting the best marijuana in Colorado, CBS This Morning journalists woke up to some potential dangers for the state's decision to legalize pot. Gayle King informed viewers, "Colorado is rethinking the rules for pot-infused food this morning after two recent deaths." Journalist Don Dahler explained, "Last month, a 19-year-old student jumped to his death off a Denver hotel balcony after friends said he ate a single marijuana cookie." Autopsy reports cited "marijuana intoxication" as a significant contributing factor.  He added, "In another case just this month, woman called 911 to say her husband had eaten pot candy and was hallucinating." The man later shot his wife. This type of coverage is a far cry from previous CBS This Morning stories. 

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