How to store your edibles for optimal safety and freshness

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Nothing worse than discovering your cannabis-infused edibles have gone stale, or worse: missing! The post How to store your edibles for optimal safety and freshness appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle edibles safety storage

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The North American College of Pharmaceutical Technology (NACPT) is conducting a pilot series of professionals in medical cannabis workshops, and we spent a day learning and discussing food safety, regulatory tech, processes and systems.

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How Discover CBD got ahead in CBD safety

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The spontaneous nature of the cannabis industry is hard to predict. DiscoverCBD got ahead of the CBD surge by keeping consumer safety in the forefront. The post How Discover CBD got ahead in CBD safety appeared first on Leafly.

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Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe?

Cannabis Life Network

30, the Community Safety Unit raided The Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary (TMCD) at 1182 Thurlow St. The post Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe? appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. On Wednesday, Oct.

NORML Chapter Newsletter, February 2019

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“Ultimately, the only thing that will stop large-scale profiteers and the environmental and public safety harms they cause is marijuana legalization at the federal level.” “We feel that patients and adults should be able to grow cannabis if they would like to.”

USA: National Safety Council Position/Policy Statement Cannabis Impairment in Safety Sensitive Positions

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The National Safety Council (NSC) supports policies to mitigate and eliminate the risks of cannabis (marijuana) and other products containing delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the impairing component in cannabis. W-Cannabis Impairment in Safety Sensitive Positions - 153.

Metrolinx to Ban Cannabis for Workers in Safety-Sensitive Jobs

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Workers will be banned from using recreational cannabis at all times, including off-duty. The post Metrolinx to Ban Cannabis for Workers in Safety-Sensitive Jobs appeared first on Leafly. Canada Politics driving drug testing employment

National Safety Council Endorses Zero Tolerance Prohibition on Cannabis/Marijuana for Safety-Sensitive Employees

The Blunt Truth

The National Safety Council released a policy statement endorsing employer zero-tolerance policies for cannabis use for employees who work in safety-sensitive positions, explaining that no level of cannabis is safe. Unlike a test for Blood Alcohol Content, testing results for Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) metabolites (the psychoactive components of cannabis) do not directly demonstrate employee impairment.

ElleVet Sciences Publishes Safety Study On CBD For Animals

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ElleVet Sciences is pleased to announce the results and publication of the first safety study on the use of hemp CBD/CBDA. The 12-week safety study, conducted by Dr. Joseph Wakshlag, DVM, Ph.D.,

Canada: Can A Cannabis User Qualify For Rapid Safety Sensitive Worksite Access?

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October 18 2019. Employers who operate safety sensitive worksites will find the recent decision of the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal in Everitt v Homewood Health Inc., 2019 AHRC 36 of interest. Article by Deborah Cushing. Lawson Lundell LLP.

5 Reasons Why Culture Plating Should NOT Be Used for Microbial Safety Testing on Cannabis

Medicinal Genomics

Culture-based methods, such as plating, are considered by some to be the “gold standard” of microbial safety testing. However, cannabis is NOT one of those matrices ! To date, there are no published manuscripts to support using culture-based plating methods on cannabis.

Doctor Says Public Not Educated Enough About Marijuana Safety

WeedAdvisor

While it is great that the stigma around cannabis is slowly rescinding, an unfortunate side effect is that, in many people’s minds, the drug is totally safe. He says: “The degree of knowledge we have about the potential benefits and harm of cannabis is really in its infancy. Individuals with these issues or who are at a high risk for developing them should consult with a doctor before using medical cannabis, and may want to avoid or greatly limit recreational smoking.

Evidence-Based Research Suggests Allowing Cannabis Storefront Retail Benefits Neighboring Property Values, Public Health and Safety

Canna Law Blog

In addition to legalizing adult use and possession of cannabis, the law creates a statewide regulatory regime for commercial cannabis activity, but also provides discretion to local jurisdictions to prohibit or restrict such businesses.

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Nevada Dept Of Taxation Issues Health & Safety Notices On Cannabis Yeast & Mold Limits

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The Nevada Department of Taxation has issued a health and safety noticed after several samples of marijuana sold tested for higher levels of yeast and mold than the state allowable limit. Cannabis Law NewsAdditional samples of the affected marijuana are being sent for confirmation testing at a laboratory operated by the State of Nevada Department of Agriculture. .

New- ANH-Intl Special Report: Is safety the new gremlin for CBD regulation?

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We take a look at where CBD regulation might be going and whether we should be concerned about safety writes Rob Verkerk PhD, scientific and executive director, ANH-Intl. We take a look at where CBD regulation might be going and whether we should be concerned about safety.

Environmental, Health & Safety Regulations in the Cannabis Industry

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Blog Post is Co-Authored by Grant Gilezan and Jerry Hincka from EHS Support Just because cannabis is federally illegal, doesn’t mean Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations aren’t applicable to your cannabis-related business.

Virginia: New Medical Cannabis Laws Take Effect July 1

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Three new laws intended to expand patient access to and the therapeutic value of Virginia’s medical cannabis program take effect July 1, 2019. ” “We continue to tweak the law regarding cannabis oils.

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FDA Press Release: FDA warns 15 companies for illegally selling various products containing cannabidiol as agency details safety concerns

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The FDA also published a revised Consumer Update detailing safety concerns about CBD products more broadly. The agency remains concerned about the safety of human food products (e.g. Cannabis Law NewsToday, the U.S.

European Food Safety Authority Reports Says Eating Hemp Foods May Elevate Ingested THC Levels

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has looked at THC levels in 12 different categories of hemp foods, including hemp oil, breads and teas. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) . . Adopted: 25 November 2019.

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House Members Pass Historic Legislation Legitimizing Retail Cannabis Sales

NORML

Today’s vote is a significant victory for the cannabis reform movement and here’s why: for the first time ever, a supermajority of the House voted affirmatively to recognize that the legalization and regulation of marijuana is a superior public policy to prohibition and criminalization.

Assistant Speaker Lujan Cosponsors The MORE Act and Introduces Cannabis Legislation

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“The status quo of marijuana criminalization is irrational and discriminatory towards tens of thousands of otherwise law-abiding aspiring Americans who pose no safety risk to the United States. 2019 ACTIVISM GOVERNMENT LEGISLATION The MORE Act

Spain’s Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) Follows EIHA’s Lead

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The Spanish Agency for Consumer Affairs, Food Safety and Nutrition (AECOSAN) has struck a blow against hemp food producers in their ongoing efforts to clear a path for hemp extracts in food across Europe. The Catalogue is essentially a food safety mechanism.

House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee To Hear Three Cannabis Bills

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On April 30, the House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health will hold a hearing for multiple pieces of legislation, including the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act, the Veterans Equal Access Act and the Veterans Cannabis Use for Safe Healing Act. In the last Congress, the previous iteration of the VA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act was passed by the Committee, yet was not advanced to the floor by the Republican leadership of the time.

Everything Canadians need to know about cannabis edibles

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Understand dosing, potency, safety, laws, and more. The post Everything Canadians need to know about cannabis edibles appeared first on Leafly. Canada Strains & products cooking DIY dosing edibles history infused laws recipes regulations safety storage tips

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Signs Bill to Legalize and Regulate Marijuana

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The Prairie State is the first state to legislatively regulate cannabis sales. ” Beginning January 1, 2020, Illinois residents who are 21 or older may legally possess up to 30 grams of cannabis, while those visiting from out-of-state may legally possess half that amount.

Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say

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The post Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say appeared first on Leafly. Health Science & Tech California Lab testing safety vaporizersRare public health warning issued to avoid illicit market THC e-cigarettes.

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NORML Testifies to End Employment Discrimination of MMJ Patients in DC

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On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019, NORML testified at the DC Council Committee on Labor and Workforce Development in support of B23-0309 , the “Medical Marijuana Program Patient Employment Protection Amendment Act of 2019”, which seeks to expand workplace protections for medical cannabis patients in the District of Columbia. You can read more about NORML’s position on cannabis in the workplace here.

California Cannabis Bill Roundup for October 2019

Canna Law Blog

Seems like not a month goes by in California where the Assembly isn’t trying to pass a slew of cannabis bills to help regulate the state’s industry under the Medicinal and Adult-Use Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MAUCRSA”).

Colorado: New Health and Safety Rules Specific to Vaporizers & Request to Immediately Cease the Manufacture and Sale of Vaporizers Containing Vitamin E Acetate

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Dear MED Licensees and Stakeholders, Please find Industry Bulletin 19-07 : New Health and Safety Rules Specific to Vaporizers & Request to Immediately Cease the Manufacture and Sale of Vaporizers Containing Vitamin E Acetate. Cannabis Law NewsThis Bulletin provides an overview of updates and guidance specific to vaporizer delivery devices and metered dose inhalers. Thank you, The Marijuana Enforcement Division.

Urge Kentucky Lawmakers to Support Medical Cannabis Reform Today!

NORML

A medical cannabis bill has been filed in the Kentucky General Assembly every year since 2013. Cannabis reform has stalled recently because of opposition from Kentucky’s Senate leadership. Sadly, it seems Stivers already has an answer for would-be medical cannabis patients.

Everything Canadians need to know about vaping cannabis

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From basic vaping info to safety tips, regulations, and all the different types of vaporizers, this guide answers your vape questions. The post Everything Canadians need to know about vaping cannabis appeared first on Leafly.

Oregon Cannabis Retailers Are Pulling Vape Carts Off Store Shelves

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Oregon cannabis stores are removing vaping products from their shelves amid a nationwide scare over severe lung illnesses and deaths. The post Oregon Cannabis Retailers Are Pulling Vape Carts Off Store Shelves appeared first on Leafly. Health Industry Oregon vape pens vape safety

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Cannabis Vape Sales Falter as Lung Illnesses Rise

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The amount of the legal cannabis industry revenue that comes from vape products has dropped by 15% nationwide, with some states seeing decreases of more than 60%. The post Cannabis Vape Sales Falter as Lung Illnesses Rise appeared first on Leafly.

Oregon Cannabis: 2019 Legislative Session Update

Canna Law Blog

Back on March 1, I ran through a legislative forecast and report for Oregon cannabis in 2019. As we move into the home stretch of the 2019 session, each issue has been bandied about: some are close to passage and others have died.

Is Cannabis Safe When Pregnant? Study Seeks Answer, Draws Critics

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The post Is Cannabis Safe When Pregnant? Health Science & Tech medical marijuana pregnancy safety studies"I don't want us to cry wolf," says the director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. "We We have to do these studies in a way that can identify risks.".

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