No, dozens did not overdose on marijuana in Colorado and die; learn about the hoax

POSTED: 05:49 PM MST Jan 03, 2014    UPDATED: 05:51 PM MST Jan 03, 2014 
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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