Cadmium is a poison that is a carcinogen (causes cancer), teratogen (changes genetic structure), and is associated with kidney damage and anemia. The Colorado Department of Revenue in conjunction with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued a safety advisory due to unsafe levels of Cadmium, a metal contaminant, on retail marijuana flower produced by several growth companies. This product safety recall was not as publicized as tainted romaine lettuce or other food contaminants.
Marijuana Dispensaries lack screening to protect children. Visit the IASIC library to learn about pediatric exposures and addiction. Read the full article here: https://timesofsandiego.com/health/2021/08/31/ucsd-study-dispensaries-lack-adequate-screening-to-keep-out-minors/