FDA launches criminal probe into vape-related illnesses.It Had to Happen: Attorneys have filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs on behalf of an 18-year-old who was hospitalized with a vape-related lung disease. And, the FDA is launching a criminal probe into vape-related illnesses.The Illinois teenager, Adam Hergenreder, had been vaping for over a year when he fell ill...
This year’s alarming wave of vaping-associated pulmonary injury has already made up to 530 people sick and killed as many as six people. If you use disposable vaporizer cartridges, how can you make sure that the one you’re puffing on is safe? This is a fake. Click to enlarge. (Leafly)While there are no foolproof methods (even well-regulated markets sometimes have...
CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Thursday that about $1.3 million worth of its products will be returned by the Alberta government’s cannabis wholesaler and online retailer. The Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC) agency announced the returns on Wednesday after Health Canada suspended CannTrust’s licences to produce and sell pot. CannTrust noted Thursday that Health Canada has not ordered a recall in...
The Liberals and Conservatives each have their reasons for not wanting to bring the issue up. Many are surprised the Liberals don’t want to take a little bit more credit for an industry that now employs 9,200 Canadians at 175 companies (up from 1,438 people at 37 companies in the 2016/17 fiscal year). Except, Linton says, the Liberals are sensitive...
With Croptober just around the corner, many of you are watching your cannabis plants pack on big, hefty colas. You also might be watching the weather in fear of early storms coming in to disrupt your garden. First things first: Don’t panic. Let’s take a look at some tips and tricks around outdoor farming and rainy weather, so you can...
The U.S. government will spend $3 million to find out if cannabis can relieve pain, but none of the money will be used to study the part of the plant that gets people high. 'There are so many beneficial effects that patients report. We need to know the science behind it.'Aditi Das, University of Illinois researcher Nine research grants announced Thursday...
Bernie Sanders seemed surprised at the large number of hands that went up when he asked if anyone had been arrested for marijuana possession.During a marijuana campaign rally in South Carolina, US Senator (I-VT) and presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, asked the audience if any one of them had been arrested for possessing marijuana or knew anyone who...