Xavier Renner died from the butane hash oil fire that rocked Humboldt County the day after California’s vote to legalize. That explosion happened in a Rio Dell garage on November 9, 2016. His friends, Aaron Mohr and Aaron Schisler, also had burns on 60 to 90 percent of their bodies. The landlords and friends working with him have been charged with murder, although Renner made the choice to experiment with making BHO, The charges against the landlords who own the detached garage are extreme.
California cannot control home chemists who make honey oil, also called BHO, the potent extract of marijuana with high THC. Some people refer to BHO as “marijuana crack.” Continue reading Humboldt BHO Explosion Results in Murder Charges
Advocates call it life-saving medicine, but medical marijuana has killed people in numerous instances. California hasn’t figured out how to regulate “medical” marijuana, or how to test for stoned drivers, but dispensaries will open on January 1, 2018. Residents would welcome a federal crackdown on medical marijuana which is practiced fraudulently in this state.
Californians should suspect that all miraculous claims about medical marijuana are false. As researchers at UC Davis have found, large amounts of lethal bacteria, mold and fungi are in California’s medical marijuana. A young cancer patient in California died from contaminated marijuana. Continue reading Stop saying “life-saving” medicine; start the federal crackdown
SAM Defends Neighborhoods
Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), the leading U.S. non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to advancing evidence-based marijuana policy, criticized the California Cannabis Business Conference for fueling the rise of special interest groups that undermine public health and safety regulations in California.
Even though several under-served California neighborhoods have called for a ban on commercial pot shops in recent months, the California Cannabis Business Conference will host pot lobbyists and executives for a two-day industry event focused on for-profit marketing opportunities. The conference takes place September 21-22 in Anaheim. Continue reading SAM Criticizes California Cannabis Business Conference
A hash oil explosion in North Portland on July 24, killed two men, annihilated a home and caused significant danger to the home next door. While the man next door explained that his wife was shook up and his children at day camp, the family cat died in the fire. The neighbor is lucky to be alive considering the extent of this explosion.
People use marijuana to make butane hash oil labs, also called honey oil. These are the dangerous drug labs that are blowing up people and homes, particularly in California and in the West.
By April, 2015, the California Alliance of Drug-Endangered Children had tracked 41 marijuana lab deaths in that state between 2011 and 2015. It’s not clear how many have happened since that time. Continue reading Hash Oil Explosions Kill, Harm Neighbors