Denver crime lab workers exposed to synthetic pot

December 16, 2014
Photo: Marijuana leaf (overused. please avoid this one) (file)(Photo: CPR/File)
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Two employees at the Denver Police Department's crime lab are recovering after they were exposed to synthetic cannabinoid powder.

Department spokesman Matt Murray told KMGH-TV that the employees, whose names have not been released, were working with the synthetic marijuana Monday morning when the package burst and both of them inhaled it.