Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana

Hash oil extraction explosions more widespread in Colorado

The opening months of Colorado’s first-in-the-nation recreational marijuana industry have seen a rise in fiery explosions and injuries as pot users try to make hash oil in home-based laboratories. Since Jan. 1, the state’s only certified adult burn center has treated 10 people with serious injuries they suffered while making hash oil, compared with 11 in 2013 and one in 2012.

Why marijuana concentrates are cause for confusion

Aurora weighs ban on all types of home hash oil production

City leaders are working on an ordinance to ban all types of private hash oil production — whether the chemicals used in the process are flammable or not — while legitimate licensed manufacturers will still be permitted in the city.

Judge weighs question of marijuana hash oil legality in Colorado

Hash oil legality now question for Colorado courts

A court hearing to determine the legal status of marijuana hash oil in post-legalization Colorado resulted in the judge turning up his hands and shrugging his shoulders in exasperation.

Colorado AG: Home hash oil production is illegal

Home hash oil production is illegal, Colorado AG Suthers says

By virtue of a single comma, the Colorado attorney general’s office says making marijuana hash oil at home is still illegal under state law, despite other laws legalizing marijuana use, cultivation and possession.