Brain activity ‘dampened’ by vaped THC, similar to those with schizophrenia: study

Cannabis Life Network

A new study by Ontario researchers suggests that brain activity in rats exposed a single time to THC — the vapourized psychoactive component of marijuana — is similar to those with schizophrenia and cannabis-induced psychosis.

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Health Canada ‘actively monitoring’ U.S. vaping illness breakthrough

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breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious vaping illness. vaping illness breakthrough appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. OTTAWA — Canadian health officials say they are closely monitoring an apparent U.S.

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B.C. school districts target vaping, call for increased regulation

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A British Columbia school board says it has “serious concerns” about the risk of vaping and is asking all levels of government to take action. school districts target vaping, call for increased regulation appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

California: BCC Publish Statement On THC Vaping

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The Bureau of Cannabis Control (Bureau) finds that an emergency, as defined in Government Code section 11342.545 currently exists. Of the 29 samples, THC was identified in 82%. The other 70 individuals surveyed reported buying THC vaping products from unlicensed sources.

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Vaping Epidemic Boosts the Case for Legalization


With 33 deaths and almost 1,500 vaping-related illnesses, public concern about THC vaping has increased. This is perfectly understandable, given that the prime suspect behind the epidemic – vitamin E acetate – was found in most illegal vape samples, but not legal ones.

US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12

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NEW YORK — Hundreds more Americans have been reported to have a vaping-related breathing illness. The post US vaping illness count jumps to 805, deaths rise to 12 appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

US marijuana vape market & Lung Illnesses

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Vaping products, one of the fastest-growing segments of the legal marijuana industry, have taken a hit from consumers. Some vaped […]. The post US marijuana vape market & Lung Illnesses appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks. Blog Business Cannabis Canada CBD News Featured Health Marijuana News THC News cannabis vaping cbd vaping THC vaping vaping crisis

FDA, DEA Seize 44 Websites Selling Illicit THC Vaping Cartridges

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Food and Drug Administration and the Drug Enforcement Administration seized forty-four websites offering to sell illicit vaping cartridges containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. The U.S.

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Why Vitamin E Acetate is in Pesticides

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Mystery has embraced concern amidst the vape epidemic which has left over 2, 000 patients hospitalized and taken the lives of over 30. The post Why Vitamin E Acetate is in Pesticides appeared first on Cannabis News | Lifestyle Tips | Expert Opinions | Stocks.

Vape Juice – Identifying a Chemical Ghost Responsible for Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury

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Vapes have been marketed into people’s minds as a safer alternative to smoking – which at face value makes logical sense. While they all have additives; cigarettes, Nic Juice, or THC carts, vape juice doesn’t burn.

Vaping fallout: Small stores suffering as American vapers turn away

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NEW YORK — The thousands of shops that sprang up in cities and towns across the country over the past decade to sell vaping products have seen a stunning reversal of fortune, with their sales plunging in just two months amid news reports that vaping has sickened nearly 1,300 people and killed 26.

Tainted vape pens selling 2-for-1 in illegal California stores


Leafly catches unlicensed Los Angeles shops selling THC vape carts with 5,475 times the allowable level of pesticide, amid 110 sick and three dead statewide. The post Tainted vape pens selling 2-for-1 in illegal California stores appeared first on Leafly.

Hydrogen Cyanide Could be the Missing Link in Vaping Illnesses


The string of vaping-related illnesses and deaths have caused a whirlwind of public hysteria and blind reactions from lawmakers. Initially, the CDC targeted vitamin E acetate, an oily substance used to dilute black market THC devices. e-news Hydrogen Cyanide Vape Vape Illness Vaping

$10M lawsuit claims Cura’s Select vape oil fell short on THC

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Cura Cannabis, the Portland company acquired in a deal worth nearly $400 million in February, is facing its second class-action lawsuit this year. Cannabis Law NewsReports MRR… Read More.

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Minnesota: State wants $3M in taxes from man charged with possessing record amount of THC vaping cartridges

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Authorities have tacked on additional allegations and a bill for $3 million to earlier charges that a Champlin man possessed nearly 77,000 vaping cartridges loaded … Read More. Cannabis Tax Intel

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Vaping Vaping Vaping… All the latest

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Most patients with severe lung disease have reported a history of using vapor products containing THC. Inslee issued Executive Order 19-03: Addressing the Vaping Use Public Health Crisis. Additional information will be coming soon regarding the ban flavored vape products.

Vape injury update: CDC confirms vitamin E acetate as ‘very strong culprit’


The CDC identified vitamin E acetate, a cutting agent used in illicit market THC vape cartridges, present in 29 of 29 lung fluid samples from patients in 10 states. The post Vape injury update: CDC confirms vitamin E acetate as ‘very strong culprit’ appeared first on Leafly. Health Industry adult-use cannabis California vape pens vape safety

Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say


Rare public health warning issued to avoid illicit market THC e-cigarettes. The post Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say appeared first on Leafly.

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Vaping Hysteria Threatens Illinois Marijuana Industry


But just as things were starting to gain traction, an all-too-familiar story about alleged vaping risks hit the media, resulting in a chain reaction that could affect the new cannabis market. Now, Chicago Business reports that the recent vaping scare threatens legal marijuana sales, potentially crippling the system before it even takes off. pose an even greater risk to the legal vaping industry, thanks to skewed public perception and an inability to understand the facts.

CDC Provides Update on Lung Illnesses Linked to Vape Cartridges


According to the latest totals, “Among patients with data on substances used in e-cigarettes, or vaping products, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing product use was reported by 76.9 percent (36 percent reported exclusive THC-product use); 56.8 A report issued earlier this month by New York State health officials identified “very high levels of vitamin E acetate in nearly all cannabis-containing [vapor cartridge] samples analyzed.”

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Oregon Vape Update

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Cannabis Association. OLCC Flavored Vaping Product Ban. Dear ORCA and Cannabis Industry Members, As was expected, the OLCC Commissioners voted today to enact an emergency 6 month ban on flavored vaping products. In addition, cannabis. Cannabis Law News

FDA and CDC Investigate THC Vapes and Issue Warnings: Still more questions than answers…

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As part of the ongoing vaping illness issue, on Friday the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) strengthened its warning to consumers and issued a statement advising consumers to avoid all THC containing-vaping liquids. In these early stages of the investigation into what, exactly, is causing lung injury in vape users, we are left with more questions than answers. In the case of THC vapes, FDA is conducting a parallel criminal investigation.

The Cannabis Vape Crisis. Roundup

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Reports: Cannabis Business Times. Special Report: Cannabis Researchers, Scientists Confront Vaping-Related Lung Disease Debate. Vaping-Related Lung Disease Prompts Public Health Questions Across Cannabis Industry.

8 Things You Need To Know About THC And How It Works

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What is THC ? How does THC work? Is THC the same as CBD? Is THC effective at treating pain? Is THC the same as MMJ? These are just some of the questions that people have about THC and how it can benefit them. What Is THC? Is THC The Same As CBD?

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17 September Cannabis Vape Updates

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How to identify a fake vape cartridge, latest pronouncement on vaping from CA Governor, Massachusetts regulators make announcement on issue & more. The Importance of the Legal Cannabis Industry’s Response to Vaping Illnesses.

CBD and THC Ratio

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Many consumers love to smoke, vape, or eat marijuana because of its THC compound, which takes users to cloud nine after about 30 minutes of consumption. However, some people hate getting high, and even the lowest dose of THC-rich products could alter their thinking. What is THC?

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Less Vaping Illness in Legal Marijuana States


Vape pens have been in the news recently, and not in a good way. By early 2020 , nearly 3,000 hospitalizations and deaths were attributed to EVALI, and the American Medical Association had called for a ban on e-cigarette and vaping products. ADDITIVES & VAPING ILLNESS.

Health Canada warns of potential risk of pulmonary illness associated with vaping products

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27, 2019 /CNW/ - Health Canada is advising Canadians who use vaping products to monitor themselves for symptoms of pulmonary illness (e.g., Blog Cannabis Canada CBD News Featured Health Marijuana News Press Releases THC News pulmonary illness vaping crisisOTTAWA, Sept.

Cannabis Vape Products Still On Sale in Canada’s Grey Market Dispensaries


As reports of vaping-related illnesses in the U.S. rise to over 800, the Centers for Disease Control believes these are most likely due to illegal cannabis vapes. Majority of Dispensaries Still Selling Vapes. . Avoid Illegal Vape Products.

Beginner's Guide to Vaping Marijuana - 2020 Edition

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Want to consume a little cannabis while you’re in quarantine? Now that cannabis is legal, more people are starting to explore alternative forms of consumption. And none appear to be more popular than vaping. What is “Vaping?” Vaping” is a nickname for “vaporizing.”

Investigative Article – Lohud: “How NY drug dealers sell illegal THC cartridges, oils connected to vaping lung injury probe”

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Thousands of illicit THC vape cartridges seized by police across New York underscored the booming marijuana black market being investigated as a potential cause of mysterious vaping-related lung illnesses.

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Vape Related Illnesses

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The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) has reported its first confirmed case of a serious respiratory illness related to vaping in Clark County. Currently, vape products that contain cannabis are heavily regulated.

Vaping Crisis Triggers Change in States with Legal Marijuana


have made some changes due to the vaping crisis. According to NPR , the report of vaping illnesses continues to mount, with the CDC still desperately trying to find a cause. Meanwhile, some states responded by cracking down on vaping, imposing emergency restrictions in hopes that doctors can eventually find some answers. Legal states have regulations in place to test cannabis and cannabis products for safety. e-news cannabis Marijuana Vape Vaping

Vaping Epidemic and Cannabis: What Cannabis Businesses Can Expect

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is facing a vaping epidemic where consumers are potentially inhaling/ingesting very toxic chemicals in the form of vaporized nicotine liquid and THC oil. no alcohol and cannabis, no nicotine and cannabis, no gummies, etc.).

A Definitive Guide To Vaping

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A DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO VAPING. SO, WHAT EXACTLY IS VAPING? As a rule, vaping is the act of breathing in an evaporated fluid from an electronic gadget, which is shaped like a pen most of the time; and similar to customary cigarettes, vapes have nicotine in them.

Health Officials Still Puzzled as Reports of Vaping-Related Illnesses Mount


On September 6 th , we published a story about the recent string of vaping illnesses being reported across the U.S. Originally, health officials suspected vitamin E acetate – an oily vitamin E extract found exclusively in THC vape liquids and cartridges.

Why People Choose THC Oil: Its Benefits and Effects

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Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the element in cannabis that gets a person high. But, this is just one of the more than 400 compounds that are found in cannabis. THC is the psychoactive compound in cannabis. CBD combats THC’s effects. THC Oil Benefits.