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Fentanyl-laced marijuana blamed for overdose in Vermont

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

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Fentanyl-Laced Marijuana Confirmed In Connecticut, Eyed In Dozens Of Overdoses

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.

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Michigan officials have ‘no comment’ on how contaminated marijuana made it to store shelves

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

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In Random Mold Tests at 25 Denver Dispensaries, 80 Percent Fail

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

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Libertarians Were Wrong about Marijuana Legalization

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/

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Tunica County officials warn about fentanyl-laced edibles

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

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County police issue advisory over marijuana laced with fentanyl

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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POLITICSOregon Governor Plans To Veto Bill To Regulate Kratom Sales That Advocates Say Would Protect Consumers

Kudos to Oregon Governor on veto. Kratom was associated with outbreak of salmonella and people who have kratom use disorder. Regulation and standards are important consumer protection measures. Refer to the IASIC library on contamination or marijuana products. Read the full article here: https://www.marijuanamoment.net/oregon-governor-plans-to-veto-bill-to-regulate-kratom-sales-that-advocates-say-would-protect-consumers/

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