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A hazardous new high: 'butane honey oil'

"Butane honey oil" is a super-potent type of hash that has surged on the marijuana market. The "dabs" of oil can be vaporized and inhaled without the pungent smell of weed, and produce a soaring high for even longtime cannabis smokers with a strong tolerance for the drug. But it has also blown up in the faces of those making it, sending at least 17 people with catastrophic injuries to burn centers in Southern California in the last 14 months.
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