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Heavier marijuana use trend after pot legalization

John Ingold and Ricardo Baca
The Denver Post
A celebrant lights up a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver, Colorado.
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Colorado’s treatment centers have seen a trend toward heavier marijuana use among patients in the years after the state legalized the drug, according to a new report from the Colorado Department of Public Safety.

In 2014, more than a third of patients in treatment reported near-daily use of marijuana. In 2007, less than a quarter of patients reported such frequency of use.

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