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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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Why is it high time for the U.S. Federal Government to reschedule Marijuana?

Forty-eight years ago, Congress passed The Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act regulating substances into five categories called “Schedules” based upon their medical benefits and their possibilities for harmful abuse. Since that time, Marijuana has been listed as a “Schedule 1” drug. This means that, according to the United Stated Federal Government, Marijuana has no known medical benefits and such a high risk for abuse that physicians are prohibited from prescribing it. The Federal Government considers Marijuana to be as medically useless and as harmful as drugs such as heroin, LSD, and MDMA. At the same time, it classifies more addictive substances like morphine, cocaine, and opioids like Oxycontin lower and with less restrictions. It is because of this...

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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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