Take, for example, public officials in the small town of Hugo, Colorado. On Thursday afternoon, authorities told the town of about 800 people not to drink the water for at least 48 hours, because it supposedly has THC in it. Actually, at first, they even said it shouldn’t be used to cook with, or even to bathe; the warning was later downgraded so that it was safe to shower, brush teeth and do laundry.
The initial screening was done with a “field testing kit,” Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Captain Michael Yowell said, reports Keith Coffman at Reuters. The state health department will conduct more thorough testing. Read Full Article →