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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 Moldy Marijuana Kill You?

When was the last time you checked your marijuana for mold? It is true that we inhale mold spores on a daily basis, given they are found both indoors and outdoors. But how harmful can these spores be? A group of doctors from UC Davis found that five cancer patients suffered from a rare fungal infection brought on by a bad batch of marijuana that contained mold. In collaboration with Steep Hill, a cannabis testing lab, they found that 100% of the marijuana samples they tasted had mold. So, how dangerous exactly is mold when it grows on marijuana?   What Causes Mold to Grow on Marijuana?   The primary reason that mold grows on marijuana is due to improper...

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How Pesticides in Marijuana Can Kill You

Pesticides are used to kill off mold, mites, and other contaminants that affect plants, but can these pesticides kill you? With the growing rise of marijuana delivery services in states where marijuana is legal, the competition is stiff leading some growers to use pesticides to maximize their yield and make higher profits. These pesticides have traditionally been used on lawns and golf courses in the past. There is no denying that pesticides can help growers eliminate pests like ants, rodents, and mites,but at what cost?   The Current State of Affairs   Medical and recreational marijuana is legal in certain states, but on the federal level it is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, the highest classification available. Because of...

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