Pot Industry Recommends Less THC In Edibles Than State Did

CBS Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – There’s a new campaign to try to prevent overdosing on marijuana edibles.

Earlier this year CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger reported on how many dispensaries suggested far greater than the recommended dosage for edibles, and now it seems the marijuana industry is doing something about it.

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The state had recommended 10 milligrams of THC per dose. Now a new campaign is going with even less, especially for those new to pot edibles.

Representatives from Colorado’s marijuana industry gathered on Wednesday to unveil a new campaign. It’s called “First Time 5” — as in take just 5 milligrams of marijuana edibles for beginners.

“There are times when some people may use too much of an edible during their first experience,” Steve Fox with the Council for Responsible Cannabis Regulation said.

For example, Levy Thamba, the Wyoming college student who ate a marijuana cookie and then jumped off…

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