USA NSC (National Safety Council) Urges House to Consider Safety Implications of Cannabis Bill

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EHS Daily Advisor reports… The National Safety Council (NSC), the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), and 20 other safety organizations urged House … Read More.

Is there Justice in the Community Safety Unit cannabis fines?

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The post Is there Justice in the Community Safety Unit cannabis fines? Business Cannabis Canada Cannabis Legalization Cannabis News Culture Featured Law Marijuana News alex robb british columbia cannabis fine cannabis penalty community safety unit csu fine justice trees cannabisThe road to the legalization of cannabis has been paved with injustice, and one Victoria man is feeling the burn.

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Cannabis life advice from Ngaio Bealum: Edibles safety, and strain-specific edibles

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The post Cannabis life advice from Ngaio Bealum: Edibles safety, and strain-specific edibles appeared first on Leafly. Start low. Go slow. Don’t take 1,000 mg and board a plane.

Michigan cannabis regulators recall vape products that failed safety tests

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The post Michigan cannabis regulators recall vape products that failed safety tests first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. WWJ radio reports……A Michigan marijuana recall involves more than a dozen vape products sold in Detroit.

Consumers Want Quality and Safety.

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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. The five quality control aspects of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) include: strength and purity, consistency, safety, integrity and quality. Is the temperature and humidity control right for product safety?

How to store your edibles for optimal safety and freshness

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The post How to store your edibles for optimal safety and freshness appeared first on Leafly. Canada Lifestyle edibles safety storageNothing worse than discovering your cannabis-infused edibles have gone stale, or worse: missing! Learn everything you need to know to keep your edibles fresh and secure.

How Discover CBD got ahead in CBD safety

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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. The spontaneous nature of the cannabis industry is hard to predict. CBD Strains & products cbd Discover CBD sponsored article

CO – Alert: The Colorado Department of Revenue – health and safety advisory

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The post CO - Alert: The Colorado Department of Revenue - health and safety advisory first appeared on Cannabis Law Report. October 8, 2020 – The Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), is issuing a … Read More. Breaking News

Public Safety Canada: Announcement On Enforcement of Illegal Cannabis

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Public Safety (PS) is supporting efforts to enforce the legalization and regulation of cannabis through activities to deter criminal activity and to help ensure that organized crime does not penetrate the legalized system. Law Enforcement Related to Cannabis. Background. The Cannabis Act , which sets out the legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada, came into force on October 17, 2018.

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. Safety concerns are paramount as legalization and decriminalization continues. NSC believes it is unsafe to be under the influence of cannabis while working in a safety sensitive position1 due to the increased risk of injury or death to the operator and others.

Cannabis Oil and Hemp Oil Are Not The Same; The Shocking Differences In Safety

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Cannabis & Hemp Products cannabinoids CBD CBD Oil hemp Marijuana SafetyHemp oil that contains CBD is often sold as a dietary supplement, and is most commonly packaged in small bottles and and applied with a dropper. These supplements can contain no more than 0.2% THC, or otherwise they are considered “cannabis”. Oils that contain more than 0.2% THC can only be found in states with a legal medical cannabis program and functioning dispensaries. Source.

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Do covered windows compromise safety at cannabis stores?

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The post Do covered windows compromise safety at cannabis stores? The issue has grown heated for Alberta retailers following a rash of robberies. appeared first on Leafly. Canada Industry Alberta retail stores

What to Look For When Buying a Medical Marijuana Product

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If there’s one question you can ask when it comes to choosing a medical marijuana product, it’s this: “Has it been tested for safety and cannabinoid-terpene content?” Cannabis Dosing cannabis products CBD products marijuana products Marijuana Safety products safety

USA- Press Release: U.S Senator Tina Smith Introduces Marijuana Reform Legislation to Protect Health, Safety, Civil Rights

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introduced legislation to address health and safety considerations for implementing the legalization of marijuana at the federal level. … Read More. WASHINGTON, D.C. 08/3/20]—U.S. Senator Tina Smith (D-Minn.)

Cannabis Edibles Risks and Safety 

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There are real risk and safety concerns with cannabis edibles. The post Cannabis Edibles Risks and Safety appeared first on TheJointBlog. Marijuana edibles are great, and rapidly growing in popularity. That being said, consuming too much can cause a number of negative side effects, meaning individuals, especially newcomers, should proceed with caution just to be safe.

Cannabis and COVID-19: What Does the Science Say?

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We even wrote about CBD as a possible treatment for COVID-19 and the safety. Cannabis Science cannabidiol CBD coronavirus covid-19 Marijuana Safety safety tetrahydrocannabinol THCIn March, 2020, much of the world started to go into lockdown due to the rapid spread of COVID-19.

Doctor Says Public Not Educated Enough About Marijuana Safety

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The post Doctor Says Public Not Educated Enough About Marijuana Safety appeared first on 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. By now, it is undeniable that marijuana’s health effects are much less severe when compared to other drugs and there are many medicinal benefits, while its counterparts are only known to cause damage.

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

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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. The National Safety Council (NSC), a respected national body of safety professionals, released a policy statement on October 21, 2019 addressing cannabis issues. The NSC further cites an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety study that found a 5.2%

Cannabis Vs. OTC Medications: Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol

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Cannabis Science acetaminophen chronic back pain chronic pain efficacy marijuana overdose Marijuana Safety medical marijuana nerve pain otc medications overdose paracetamol safety TylenolWhat is Acetaminophen, aka Tylenol, Used For? How Does Tylenol Work? How Effective Is Tylenol?

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

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In 2016, California voters approved Prop 64, the Adult Use of Marijuana Act, by nearly 2 million votes. 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.

Florida: FDACS Food Safety Division is hosting a webinar on Permitting Guidance for Hemp Food Establishments.

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THE PRICE Free THE DATE Tuesday 5/5/2020, at 10 AM EST to 11:30 AM EST THE BLURB FDACS Food Safety Division is hosting a webinar … Read More. Webinars

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Metrolinx to Ban Cannabis for Workers in Safety-Sensitive Jobs

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

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., Safety is imperative for any reputable brand of hemp extract, and we are confident that the dosing we recommend is both safe and effective,” said Dr. Wakshlag, Chief Medical Officer at ElleVet Sciences.

Resource: CA Company Meadow Publish Guidelines For “Covid-19 Retail & Delivery Safety & Sanitation Protocols

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Meadow California Cannabis COVID-19 Retail and Delivery Safety and Sanitation Protocols 20200319-1. Here it is. It can be downloaded at. link]. Gumballs

Emergency Cannabis Small Business Health and Safety Act – A Legislative Update

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On Thursday April 23, 2020, Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced the “ Emergency Cannabis Small Business Health and Safety Act ” … Read More. One-Hit Wonders

Endofungal Bacteria and the implications for Cannabis Safety Testing

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The post Endofungal Bacteria and the implications for Cannabis Safety Testing appeared first on Medicinal Genomics In April of 2018, DigiPath Labs and Medicinal Genomics began a research program to better understand testing discordance with 3M TAC and TYM Petri-Films and PathoSEEK qPCR. Discordant samples were collected. Individual Colonies were isolated, subjected to qPCR and then DNA Sequenced to obtain 18S and 16S ITS sequence information.

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

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Culture-based methods, such as plating, are considered by some to be the “gold standard” of microbial safety testing. It’s time we make qPCR the new “gold standard” in microbial safety testing. The post 5 Reasons Why Culture Plating Should NOT Be Used for Microbial Safety Testing on Cannabis appeared first on Medicinal Genomics. After all, the method is used extensively in the food industry and is validated on a myriad of different matrices. .

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. Additional samples of the affected marijuana are being sent for confirmation testing at a laboratory operated by the State of Nevada Department of Agriculture. .

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

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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. administered a rapid site access program (“RSAP”) which is a voluntary program that provides pre-qualification to workers for access to safety sensitive worksites. October 18 2019. Article by Deborah Cushing. Lawson Lundell LLP.

Is CBD or Marijuana Healthier?

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Health & Wellness cannabis effects CBD cbd isolate CBD Oil dosing entourage effect safetyWhat is healthier – CBD or Marijuana?

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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.

Florida: FDACS Food Safety Division is hosting a webinar on Labeling Guidance for Hemp Food Establishments.

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THE PRICE – Free THE DATE – Friday 5/29/2020, at 10:30 AM EST to 11:30 AM EST THE RATING – THE BLURB – FDACS Food … Read More. Webinars

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Rohnert Park City Settles With Vehicle Drivers Who Were Robbed By Public Safety Officers

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Eight drivers who said they were robbed of money and marijuana by Rohnert Park public safety officers settled their federal civil rights claims against the city this week for undisclosed sums, the latest legal battle to end for a city dogged by misconduct accusations against its former drug enforcement officers. This story needs no comment, although plenty could be said.

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. A new ‘problem’: safety. ? A new ‘problem’: safety. What’s striking here is the amount of information given about safety concerns.

CBD Companies Failing On Compliance, Disclosure And Product Safety, New Report Finds

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LegitScript reviewed hundreds of CBD websites for regulatory compliance, tested dozens of products for potency and safety, and investigated financial activity behind the transactions. The Online CBD Industry Unmasked. Hard Truths About Today’s CBD Products, Websites, and Financial Activity. Potency Gaps, Carcinogens, High Heavy Metal Levels —. LegitScript Study Reveals Even More. Get all the surprising details.

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. The January report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) looked at THC levels in 12 different categories of hemp foods, including hemp oil, breads and teas. European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) . .

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What Are the Benefits & Side-Effects of Medical Cannabis for Children?

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Cannabis Dosing Cannabis Science children marijuana card for children Marijuana Safety medical cannabis for kids side effectsThe idea of using cannabis as a medication for children is still an unconventional option for parents and doctors alike. For many, cannabis is seen as a recreational tool, and nothing more.