Monthly Archives: June 2017


Pesticide Use in Cannabis

(Cannabis Safety Institute, 2015) Pesticide use on Cannabis is extraordinarily widespread, but also entirely unregulated. Federal pesticide laws make it clearly illegal for most pesticides to be used on anything other than the precise crops they have been registered for. With a group of academic and industrial toxicologists we have assembled a list of natural pesticides [...]

By |2017-06-24T00:36:24-08:00June 24th, 2017|health, marijuana, pesticides, science|0 Comments

California Businesses Seeing Green in Legal Marijuana and Prop

Cannabis industry research firms predict that if legalized, California's marijuana industry will grow to nearly six and a half billion dollars by 2020. In preparation, Silicon Valley money is pouring into cannabis industry startups. But many existing small pot businesses worry they'll be squeezed out of the industry by bigger players. Forum discusses the likely [...]

By |2017-06-24T00:34:22-08:00June 24th, 2017|california, industry, listen, marijuana|0 Comments

Supercritical CO2 Extraction

As the use of medical cannabis becomes more well researched and widely accepted as a safe and useful medicine for individuals, a growing number of products are appearing on the market. CO2 extractions set themselves apart by being the superior product available, providing the purest and cleanest way to ingest cannabis. CO2 is a [...]

By |2017-06-24T00:43:17-08:00June 24th, 2017|co2, extract, health, science, supercritical|0 Comments

Is Vaping with Additives Safe?

Is Vaping with Additives Safe? By Maria Herrera October 10, 2016 Little has revolutionized the cannabis industry in the past few years more profoundly than the vape pen, but questions are surfacing about whether additives and compounds commonly found in vape oils pose health hazards to humans. Vape oils often contain many seemingly-benign compounds—such as [...]

By |2017-06-24T00:36:51-08:00June 24th, 2017|health, science, vape|0 Comments