CDC Provides Update on Lung Illnesses Linked to Vape Cartridges

Generic 28 September 2019 | 0 Comments

Updated data provided today by the US Centers for Disease Control reports over 800 cases of acute respiratory distress linked to the use of portable vapor cartridges used to consume certain e-liquids. According to the latest totals, “Among patients with data on substances used in e-cigarettes, or vaping products, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing product use was reported […]

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Associated Press: Many Commercially Marketed CBD Products Tainted With Psychoactive Adulterants

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One-third of commercially marketed CBD products tested positive for the presence of synthetic, psychoactive adulterants while others tested negative for any presence of cannabidiol, according to an investigation by the Associated Press. Reporters commissioned laboratory testing of 30 commercially available CBD products sold at retailers (non-dispensaries), including edible products and vapor products. The AP reported […]

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US Government Approves Increased Production of Marijuana for Clinical Research

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Federal officials have approved plans for the University of Mississippi to grow 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds) of cannabis to provide to investigators for clinical trial research. Since 1968, the University of Mississippi farm, which is governed by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse, has held the only available federal license to legally cultivate cannabis […]

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GOP Lawmaker: Trump Administration Pledges Non-Interference In Legal Marijuana States

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Republican Senator Cory Gardner (CO) says that he has received a verbal commitment from President Donald Trump specifying that the administration will not take action to disrupt marijuana markets in states that legally regulate the substance. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” […]

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Nevada Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

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According to the Associated Press, voters in Nevada will approve Question 2, the Nevada Marijuana Legalization Initiative. The AP has the measure leading 54 percent to 46 percent and has called the race. “With victory in Nevada, it is safe to say that, this time, what happens in Vegas won’t stay in Vegas. Thanks to the support […]

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