University of Colorado Students “Drug” Teacher

Brownies by flickr user Cristiano Betta, licensed by Creative Commons

Yummy! *May consist of marijuana

The University of Colorado is no stranger to drug related controversy.  For many years Boulder has been the center of media attention regarding marijuana use, especially on April 20th.  However, just one month ago Colorado voters approved Amendment 64, which allows Colorado citizens to enjoy the recreational use of marijuana.  But even with this new law passed, Boulder can’t seem to stay out of the headlines for marijuana related crimes.  Recently 2 students from the University of Colorado at Boulder were arrested on suspicion of bringing pot brownies to class.  Several students as well as the teacher unknowingly indulged in the deliciously mellow treat which undoubtedly made for a very interesting class.  A prank that many people (especially from Boulder) would find hilarious, led to 3 hospitalizations due to intense side effects of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).  This irresponsible demonstration of marijuana use couldn’t come at a worse time for those who recently contributed to passing Amendment 64.

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