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Teen Use, Mental Health Spur Talk of Pot Curbs: Cannabis Weekly

  • Study suggests legal marijuana may lead to higher youth use
  • Industry lobbying group opposes limits on cannabis potency
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Photographer: Annie Sakkab/Bloomberg

A stronger version of a drug comes along and addicts a new generation of kids to an age-old vice.

Sound familiar? That narrative has ensnared the vape industry, resulting in regulatory challenges and ongoing lawsuits over high-nicotine products. And now cannabis faces a similar scenario -- with potential ramifications for policies like age limits and potency caps. The industry, still finding its voice on such matters, is planning initiatives to get out ahead of the issues.