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The Future Of Legal Weed, Looking Toward California

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Aida Hernandez felt sick. The 2-year-old -- who earlier had been nibbling on a cookie she found on the grass outside her home -- could barely walk. So her parents took her to a hospital near their apartment in Longmont, Colo., where she spent the remainder of New Year's Eve. Doctors conducted a toxicology screening, which showed Aida's urine tested positive for tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in marijuana. Apparently, she had been chewing on a pot cookie.

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