Health and safety violations abound in medical marijuana dispensaries. We recently reported about the tainted products sold in California. Colorado marijuana is often recalled because of the use banned pesticides, but now Massachusetts pot also has a big problem.
A news story about medical marijuana in Massachusetts reported of moldy cannabis sold at one medical marijuana dispensary. The report also alleged that employees in this dispensary dipped the product hydrogen peroxide to clean affected cannabis. Continue reading Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Full of Safety Violations
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Medical Marijuana Tests Positive for Toxic Compounds
Buyers, beware! Several studies show that marijuana products contain toxic compounds, chemical contaminants and pesticides. Medical marijuana providers have skipped federal oversight for many years now, making miraculous claims. California introduced “medical” marijuana in 1996, but the state never learned how to test and regulate it.
San Francisco Magazine wrote an alarming article about the findings of Anresco Labs. Investigators found 80% of the samples tainted with several categories of toxins in marijuana:
Pesticides and Fungicides pose a special risk in for those taking cannabis extracts, which would include cannabidiol or CBD. One of these pesticides, Myclobutanil, sold under the brand name Eagle 20, causes cancer. Continue reading Medical Marijuana Tests Positive for Toxic Compounds