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The Continuing Problem of Pesticides in Marijuana: Why certified Vegan and Organic Cannabis products are the only safe and healthy choice.

Bifenazate is used to control mites and other pests on a variety of crops and ornamental plants. Avermectins control parasitic worms and other insects. Bifenthrin, Carbaryl, Malathion are all different types of insecticides regulated for agricultural use. Myclobutanil is a fungus killer that is the active ingredient in Eagle20, which this blog has mentioned before. All these chemicals have a few things in common: they are all powerful pesticides, they are all harmful to humans in varying degrees, and they are all being found in Cannabis. What are the harmful effects of inhaling Pesticide residue from Cannabis? The honest answer is no one really knows. Since the Federal Government classifies Marijuana as a Schedule I narcotic, the academic study of...

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Can You Get Fired For Taking Medical Marijuana in California

Only a handful of states have strong medical marijuana patient protections that prevent patients from getting fired for medicating with cannabis. Unfortunately, California courts have ruled that medical marijuana and employment laws protect patients from criminal prosecution, but not getting fired for taking medical marijuana. Many state courts across the country side with employers believing that marijuana use shouldn’t be accommodated while it’s still illegal under federal law. Proposition 64: Medical Marijuana and Employment Ever since California passed Proposition 64, cannabis enthusiasts have been feverishly waiting for the recreational cannabis initiative to go into full effect on January 1, 2018.  Medical marijuana, however, has been legal in California since 1996 after the Compassionate Use Act was passed. Even though cannabis...

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Why You Should Keep Your Cannabis Medical Card Up to Date in 2018

California residents over the age of 21 will soon be able to recreationally consume, carry, and transport cannabis. If you’re currently a medical cannabis patient in California, you may want to get your cannabis license renewal sooner rather than later. On top of medical patients being able to obtain products with higher potency for their condition, here are a few other reasons why you should read up on how to get a medical marijuana card and keep it up to date in 2018. Getting a medical card California online has never been easier. Cost Medical cannabis patients may find it’s more cost-effective to get a cannabis license renewal than letting it expire. Prop 64 will enact a cultivation tax, excise...

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Tips on How to Grow a Medical Cannabis Plant at Home

Buying from dispensaries or delivery service is convenient, easy, and fun. Sometimes, though, it would be nice to be able to grow your own cannabis at home. Growing cannabis in your home gives you more control over what you’re putting in your body. It also gives you a better appreciation for the hard work organic cannabis cultivators put into making sure you get terpene-rich cannabis buds. In California, adults over the age of 21 can cultivate up to six mature plants per residency. A doctor’s recommendation can allow medical patients to grow more if their medical condition needs it. These marijuana grow tips will get you on your way to growing your own medical marijuana flowers. Before You Get Started...

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What Are The Medical Marijuana Laws in Los Angeles?

On a federal level, marijuana is still classified as an illegal drug, along with the likes of heroin, methamphetamine, and ecstasy. In 1996, California made medical marijuana legal for people over the age of 21 through Proposition 215. These medical marijuana laws were broad enough to enable nearly everyone to benefit from cannabis use. If you are in Los Angeles county, the only way to consume medical cannabis is to obtain a cannabis recommendation or a cannabis card from a doctor through a clinic or online. After an amendment to the original proposition, doctors became immune from prosecution for recommending medical marijuana to their patients. What is Decriminalization? While on a federal level, using medical cannabis is against the law,...

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