Wellness

The Marijuana Enforcement Division originally proposed a red octagon marking with the letters THC inside. The updated proposal makes the octagon a triangle, still with the letters THC inside to indicate the drug’s psychoactive ingredient. The stamp on the actual product does not have to be red.


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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2011, file photo, medical marijuana clone plants are shown at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. College students are most likely to try marijuana, inhalants and alcohol for the first time during the summer, not the school year, according to the report released Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, which examined data from the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

“For most of the substances, what you’re seeing is a summer peak. Young people may have more time on their hands and less supervision,” Saloner said. “For stimulants, first use seems to peak around finals. There’s a lot of anxiety and stress around final exams and a push for students to do as well as they can.”


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DENVER |  Denver Water will decide whether to change its policy of adding fluoride to its delivery system after the federal government announced new standards in April. Attorneys for the water board have recommended the utility continue the practice, but a formal vote is required Wednesday. The vote comes as fluoridation opponents claim it damages teeth […]


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A young Swedish mother holds  her child in an apartment in  Gothenburg Sweden Sunday Aug. 16, 2015. For this family in Sweden, a pioneering procedure has led to a baby being born from the same womb that nurtured his mother, uniting three generations.  The new mother, who lost her own uterus to cancer in her 20s, said it was “unimaginable” that she now had her own child, thanks to her mother’s donated womb. (AP Photo/Maria Cheng)

“It can’t be described how happy we are,” she told The Associated Press in an exclusive interview. “It’s everything that I hoped for and a little bit more,” said the woman, who asked that she and her mother not be identified in order to protect the privacy of her 9-month-old son.


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