Denver ‘Game Show’ Campaign Educates Teens On Marijuana Risks « CBS DenverPosted by On

DENVER (CBS NEWS) – It’s like “Jeopardy” for juveniles — and the topic is pot. The slickly produced game show is shown where teens get their information: on social media.

game show Denver Game Show Campaign Educates Teens On Marijuana Risks

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“Marijuana can damage which two major organs in the human body?” the host asked.

“A. Brain and lungs,” the teen responded.

“A. Brain and lungs, check the board!” Ding ding ding ding.

And the same quiz-show format plays out in classes across Denver.

Last year, the city brought in nearly $45 million in taxes from legal marijuana sales. More than $3.6 million of that will go to these new marijuana awareness program for teenagers.

Learning more is making kids use marijuana less, says Ashley Kilroy, who runs the pot education program for the city.

“The numbers are showing that…

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