Cannabis Vaping Concerns Call for Increased Regulations and Oversight

NORML

The Trump administration is sounding the alarm against the manufacture and marketing of certain vape products at a time when health officials nationwide are scrambling to determine why some consumers are suddenly becoming sick from the use of certain vaping devices. This federal prohibition has made it historically difficult to clinically study the safety of these cannabis-oil delivery devices. FDA GOVERNMENT Policy SCIENCE CBD oils THC vaping vitamin E

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Vaping Products Linked with Rising Number of Hospitalizations

NORML

In New York State, where 34 cases have been reported, health officials reported the identification of “very high levels of vitamin E acetate in nearly all cannabis-containing samples analyzed.” Medical reports have previously identified an association between vitamin E oil exposure and the vaping of both cannabis and nicotine liquid products, according to a NBC News investigative report.

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Vaping Epidemic Boosts the Case for Legalization

WeedAdvisor

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.

Vaping fallout: Small stores suffering as American vapers turn away

Cannabis Life Network

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.

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Why Vitamin E Acetate is in Pesticides

Cannabis Life Network

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.

CDC Provides Update on Lung Illnesses Linked to Vape Cartridges

NORML

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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Hydrogen Cyanide Could be the Missing Link in Vaping Illnesses

WeedAdvisor

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

How to Spot a Fake Vape Cart Before It’s Too Late

Freedom Leaf

Cannabis consumers are crazy about their vape pens. According to cannabis market research group Arcview Market Research in partnership with BDS Analytics, the cannabis concentrates market was worth nearly $3 billion in 2018, an increase of 49 percent from the previous year.

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

Cannabis Life Network

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.

Vaping Vaping Vaping… All the latest

Cannabis Law Report

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.

Vaping Hysteria Threatens Illinois Marijuana Industry

WeedAdvisor

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.

Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say

Leafly

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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Oregon Vape Update

Cannabis Law Report

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

Legalization, Not Restriction, is the Solution to the Vaping Crisis

WeedAdvisor

The recent string of vaping illnesses reported in the United States led to a knee-jerk reaction by legislators to either ban or restrict all vaping products. Reactions to the vaping problem have been mixed. Some States Stand by THC Vape Industry. .

CBD and THC Ratio

Cannabis Law Report

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

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

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.

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

Leafly

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.

The Cannabis Vape Crisis. Roundup

Cannabis Law Report

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.

17 September Cannabis Vape Updates

Cannabis Law Report

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.

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

Leafly

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

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

WeedAdvisor

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.

Vaping Illnesses Causing Shift in U.S. Cannabis Industry

WeedAdvisor

government’s heavy attack on e-cigarettes, their THC counterparts are not immune to the fallout. According to The New York Post , the increasing number illnesses allegedly linked to vaping have prompted a lot of wary customers to drift away from THC vape products.

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

Cannabis Law Report

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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How Long Does it Take to Feel CBD and How Long Do the Effects of CBD Last?

Cannabis Cheri

Instead of answering this question myself, I am going to turn it over to CBD expert Joy Smith, of Joy Organics , a full spectrum (minus THC) CBD hemp oil company. How Long Do the Effects of CBD Vaping Last? Vaping CBD oil is the quickest method of delivery.

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Vaping Crisis Triggers Change in States with Legal Marijuana

WeedAdvisor

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

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

WeedAdvisor

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.

3 Real People On How They Found Their CBD:THC Ratio

Miss Marijuana

Entering the world of cannabis can be overwhelming. Step one foot inside a dispensary and you’ll be confronted with dozens of strains, brands, delivery methods, and — of course — different CBD to THC ratios. CBD:THC ratios: the basics.

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New Mexico’s Health Warning Labels Show Common Sense Approach to Vaping Crisis

WeedAdvisor

When it comes America’s “vaping crisis,” not every state is turning to the nuclear option, according to The Durango Herald. However, at least it will not create a black market, nor does it reek of the hypocrisy displayed by states who ban nicotine vapes but happily continue selling tobacco.

Vaping Epidemic and Cannabis: What Cannabis Businesses Can Expect

Canna Law Blog

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.).

Difference Between Fake & Original Vape Cartridges

The Herb Collective

So, it’s safe to say that a lot of people are bummed out over the rise in fake vape cartridges on the market. From first glance, you might not be able to tell whether or not your vape is legit. The Dangers of A Fake Vape Pen These fake vapes aren’t just lying about where they came from.