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Blast reveals pot problem's reach

A man is hurt in the explosion of a Big Isle lab where butane honey oil was being made

By Leila Fujimori

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 31, 2013

~~<p>The recent explosion of a butane honey oil lab in a Hawaii island home serves as evidence that a growing and dangerous practice on the mainland has reached Hawaii shores.</p>
<p>&quot;It's been happening all over the United States,&quot; Hawaii County police Lt. Mark Farias said of the laboratories at which a marijuana byproduct that's both smoked and inhaled in e-cigarettes. &quot;We've been seeing more and more of the finished product and components to extract it.&quot;</p>
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The recent explosion of a butane honey oil lab in a Hawaii island home serves as evidence that a growing and dangerous practice on the mainland has reached Hawaii shores.

"It's been happening all over the United States," Hawaii County police Lt. Mark Farias said of the laboratories at which a marijuana byproduct that's both smoked and inhaled in e-cigarettes. "We've been seeing more and more of the finished product and components to extract it." Login for more...



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