Health

US: FDA stated that CBD can be potentially harmful

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has updated its guidance on CBD, warning consumers that the compound "has the potential to harm you." The update is the strongest…

US (OH): Product recall in Ohio

The Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program (MMCP) is issuing a patient communication to alert patients about a mandatory product recall. This recall is being initiated by the MMCP due to product development using a non-compliant process. The product that is being recalled is the Pineapple Express Rosin, processed by One Orjin.…

US: Licensed MMJ sellers warn of 'black market' THC vaping products

Health officials are finding a common link in the nationwide vaping-related illness outbreak. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says Vitamin E Acetate has been found to be…

FR: French medical cannabis trial would initially support 3,000 patients

France is moving closer to the launch of a medical cannabis trial which could benefit 3,000 patients. The French National Assembly is expected to give approval to the two-year trial which is being backed by president Macron’s La République En Marche majority party, reports Marijuana Business Daily. The…

Essential components of microbial safety testing

Microbial contamination on cannabis products represents one of the most significant threats to cannabis consumers, particularly immunocompromised patients who are at risk of developing harmful and potentially fatal infections. As a result, regulatory bodies in the United States and Canada mandate testing…

Standardization of the cannabis supply chain drives product safety

When it comes to mainstream consumer food brands, customers expect to receive the same product each time they buy it. That consistency brings consumers back to the same brands over and over again. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about products sold in the cannabis industry. Consumers aren’t…

US: Report released on cannabis vaping regulations, researchers find 'toxic chemical fumes' as probable cause of illnesses

In the recent wake of vaping-related illnesses and fatalities, the Marijuana Policy Project has released a report, titled Regulating Cannabis Oil Vaporizers, that examines the issue and provides recommendations for policymakers who wish to respond. While the uprise in these incidents is largely…


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