Children Say Pot Candy Made Dad Kill Mom

Law360, New York (April 15, 2016, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The children of a man accused of killing their mom while high on pot candy two years ago hit a marijuana edibles maker and a medical marijuana dispensary with a wrongful death suit in Colorado state court, saying they should have warned about possible psychotic behavior.

The three minor sons of 49-year-old Richard Kirk — who faces a first-degree murder charge in the 2014 shooting death of his wife, Kristine Kirk— say that Denver dispensary Nutritional Elements Inc. and edibles maker Gaia's Garden violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act by selling their father the candy he ate shortly before killing their...

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