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Edibles causing issues for Colorado's nascent legal pot industry

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A baked food made of marijuana is seen at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center medical marijuana dispensary, which opened in 2006, on July 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images

New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote about her experience with eating too much of a pot-infused treat while reporting in Colorado. As it turns out, overdosing on pot treats isn't uncommon for inexperienced users. That's only one of the problems that Colorado's been having with pot since it was legalized five months ago.

Jack Healy's been writing about this for the New York Times and he joins the show with more. 

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