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!

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.

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Who exactly is the Community Safety Unit keeping safe?

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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? On Wednesday, Oct. in the heart of the Davie Village neighbourhood in Vancouver’s West End.

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%

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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.,

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. October 18 2019. Article by Deborah Cushing. Lawson Lundell LLP.

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.

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

Shopify Launches New Features for CBD Sellers as Safety Concerns Grow

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Shopify announced on Tuesday the addition of several features specifically for CBD and hemp sellers. The Ontario-based e-commerce company , which began allowing Canadian merchants to sell cannabidiol ( CBD ) in 2018, is now extending the same courtesy to U.S.

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.

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. This Bulletin provides an overview of updates and guidance specific to vaporizer delivery devices and metered dose inhalers. Thank you, The Marijuana Enforcement Division. 191118 Industry Bulletin 19-07_New Vaporizer Device & Inhaler Rules.

Public Safety Announcement Mendocino Sheriff – On Illegal Chemicals & Environmental Damage Caused By Black Market Producers in CA

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A public safety announcement from Sheriff Allman and Dr. Evans regarding illegal and dangerous drugs. And as importantly that these “producers” are using very harmful chemical products and dumping.

California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products

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Industry California vape safetyState officials suspect legal products were going out the front door, while illegal products slipped out the back. The post California vape maker Kushy Punch caught making illegal products appeared first on Leafly.

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You’re Wrong, Governor: Vape Bans Will Only Make Things Worse

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Health Politics Los Angeles massachusetts The Haymaker vape safetyAirplanes are falling out of the sky, and governors respond by banning buses. The post You’re Wrong, Governor: Vape Bans Will Only Make Things Worse appeared first on Leafly.

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How Doctors Diagnose and Treat Vape Pen Lung Disease

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Health vape safetyIt's often misdiagnosed as common pneumonia. Steroids, not antibiotics, seem to be an effective treatment. The post How Doctors Diagnose and Treat Vape Pen Lung Disease appeared first on Leafly.

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How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge

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Health vape safetyPro tip: Only buy from state-licensed stores, and give the packaging and label extra scrutiny. The post How To Spot a Fake Vape Cartridge appeared first on Leafly.

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How mainstream media botched the vape lung story

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Health Politics FDA vape safety Wall Street JournalIt's not the THC: Sloppy work at the AP, Wall Street Journal, and other outlets feeds consumers bad information. The post How mainstream media botched the vape lung story appeared first on Leafly.

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The Workplace Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Ontario has issued a policy on Cannabis for Medical Purposes.

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When you have a work-related injury or illness we’re here to help you recover and get back to work. This may include providing you with health-care benefits and in some cases that may include medical cannabis. To decide if we can include medical cannabis in your benefit coverage, we will look at: whether you have one of the five designated work-related medical conditions in the policy.

Comment on New Research Review Confirms Favorable Safety Profile of CBD by Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Medical Marijuana, Inc.

Most workplace drug screens and tests target ?9-tetrahydrocannabinol 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and do not detect the presence of cannabidiol (CBD) or other legal natural hemp based constituents. However, studies have shown that eating hemp foods and oils can, in rare cases, cause confirmed positive results when screening urine and blood specimens.

Comment on New Research Review Confirms Favorable Safety Profile of CBD by Greg Blakley

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Can cbc oil be detected on a drug test and is it considered a drug

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Illicit Cannabis Vape Carts Hospitalized 7 in California, Doctors Say

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Health Science & Tech California Lab testing safety vaporizersRare 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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Did Your State Ban Vaping? Check Here To Find Out

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Health Industry Politics vape safetyMassachusetts has a 4-month ban on all vapes. Washington just imposed a ban on flavored vapes. What's your state doing? The post Did Your State Ban Vaping? Check Here To Find Out appeared first on Leafly.

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There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming

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Industry lawsuits vape safetyWith hundreds injured and seven possibly linked deaths, the vape cart crisis could lead to epic product liability battles. Here's what to expect. The post There Will Be Lawsuits: Legal Fallout From Vape Cart Crisis Is Coming appeared first on Leafly.

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Vapes Spiked With Synthetic Drugs Show Dark Side of CBD Craze

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Health cbd synthetic cannabis vape pens vape safetySome operators are cashing in on the CBD craze by substituting cheap and illegal synthetic cannabinoids for natural CBD in vapes and edibles such as gummy bears, an AP investigation has found.

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Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil?

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Health concentrates regulations safety vape pensAfter six suspected vape pen deaths, chemists and doctors explain why vitamin E oil is a problematic additive. The post Amid Vape Pen Lung Disease Deaths: What Exactly Is Vitamin E Oil? appeared first on Leafly.

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Keep calm and vape on: As UK embraces e-cigarettes, US shies away

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Health Industry england smoking UK vape safetyWhile the U.S. scrambles to crack down on vaping, Britain has embraced electronic cigarettes as a powerful tool to help smokers kick the habit. The post Keep calm and vape on: As UK embraces e-cigarettes, US shies away appeared first on Leafly.

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Oregon Cannabis Retailers Are Pulling Vape Carts Off Store Shelves

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Health Industry Oregon vape pens vape safetyOregon 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.

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Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’

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Canada Health health vape pens vape safety vaporizersThe individual was hospitalized and spent time in the ICU on life support, but has since recovered and returned home. The post Ontario Teen Lands in ICU in Canada’s First Reported Case of ‘Vape Pen Illness’ appeared first on Leafly.

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Potency of Wisconsin THC Cartridges May Be Higher Than Claimed

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Industry Politics vape safety wisconsinA Wisconsin operation that manufactured thousands of vaping cartridges a day may have been packing them with far more THC oil than the packaging claimed, authorities said Wednesday.

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Aurora Cannabis launches national safety campaign on edibles

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Aurora Cannabis has announced the launch of Ready for Edibles , a national bilingual campaign dedicated to educating new and experienced cannabis consumers on responsible consumption and safe storage of edible medical cannabis products before they become available for sale.

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