On Jan. 2, 2014, the Daily Currant published an article positing that over three dozen people had died of marijuana overdoses on 1 January 2014, the day recreational use became legal in Colorado.

The website in question is a satirical website but that hasn't stopped people from passing the story off as fact around the Internet.

Read the full Snopes.com article about the hoax over at http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/overdose.asp