For nearly a century, Cannabis has been stigmatized and criminalized across the globe, but in recent years, there has been a growing interest in Cannabis due to the therapeutic potential of phytocannabinoids. With this emerging interest in Cannabis, concerns have arisen about the possible contaminations of hemp with pesticides, heavy metals, microbial pathogens, and carcinogenic compounds during the cultivation, manufacturing,
Police responded to Bloomfield High School at 10:48 a.m. Thursday following reports of an apparent drug overdose. The 16-year-old student was given first aid by responding officers and staff, including “administering multiple doses” of Narcan, which is used to counteract the effects of an opioid overdose. He was transported to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and
From the WCAX News Team in Brattleboro, VT Originally published Nov. 21, 2021 at 9:26 PM EST One person has overdosed on marijuana laced with fentanyl. The patient was revived via CPR and several doses of Narcan. Upon questioning, the patient stated that they had not ingested any opiates, only marijuana. The pot then tested
Health officials in Connecticut issued a warning about fentanyl-laced marijuana, which is being eyed in a rash of overdoses throughout the state. Since July, 39 overdoses requiring the use of naloxone for revival have been reported. In each case, the person involved said they had only smoked marijuana, but officials said they exhibited opioid symptoms.
Michigan’s Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) recently issued a health and safety advisory bulletin due to a voluntary marijuana product recall. Several batches of marijuana were run through the mechanical trimmer of Michigan Medical Marijuana, LLC (AU-G-B-000128) DBA Glo prior to retesting for microbial failures. The mechanical trimmer was contaminated with banned chemical residues Bifenthrin and
State regulators say the Oregon manufacturer Select, also known as Cura Cannabis, mixed up two lines of products at its Portland manufacturing site. A CBD product was not supposed to contain THC, but bottles sold contained high levels of the psychoactive ingredient associated with marijuana. A THC product was sold without sufficient doses of THC.
In late 2019, the City of Denver and the Denver Department of Health and Environment conducted random tests of more than two dozen local dispensaries to learn more about potential yeast and mold issues with marijuana. Of the reports filed between September 9 and September 11, 2019, twenty listed at least one or more hold
Have we learned our lessons from the opioid epidemic? Pushing pain pills led to increased addiction, deaths and crime. What’s happening now with marijuana? Read the full article here: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/08/libertarians-were-wrong-about-marijuana-legalization/
You just don’t know what you are buying. Consumer protection exists by buying prescriptions from a pharmacy. If you see a USP seal on supplements you can trust that the products went through a standards process. Otherwise- you don’t know what you are getting. In this story pot brownies had fentanyl. Visit the IASIC1 library
In Georgia, officials ordered batches of marijuana destroyed because if contamination with fentanyl. This is not the first time marijuana and fentanyl have been seen together. Fentanyl has been found in vaping products. Visit the IASIC library for information on the contamination of cannabis products. Read the full article here: https://thebrunswicknews.com/breaking/county-police-issue-advisory-over-marijuana-laced-with-fentanyl/article_04321a07-f084-524c-adac-8659a19effc1.html
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