Our organization outlines our concerns with the State of California’s proposed regulations for cannabis testing regarding pesticides, heavy metals, and solvents and our recommendations for amending them. We believe the following recommendations will benefit patients, recreational users, and people working in the industry.
Pesticide use in the cannabis industry is a widespread issue. Two common pesticides used in marijuana, Eagle 20 and pyrethrins, highlight the inconsistency of current pesticide regulations. Learn why it is paramount to study the effects of heating pesticides and their present and longterm effects.
Lab testing, safety protocols, adverse events reporting, and regulatory standards for the cannabis industry.
In early 2014, Project CBD assigned a writer to investigate and report on Medical Marijuana Inc., a penny stock umbrella company that markets “hemp oil” products infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a medicinal component of the cannabis plant.
Concentrated cannabis oil extracts are becoming increasingly popular among self-medicating patients as a claimed cure for many illnesses. Each oil extraction technique has advantages and disadvantages.
Denver-based Dixie X Elixirs and Edibles recently launched a new line of ingestible CBD products to complement its medicated foodstuffs, tinctures, and creams infused with THC. Project CBD gives Dixie’s CBD products a thumbs-down.
Want to know the potency of your medicine? How much, if any CBD, does it contain? Has it been sprayed with dangerous pesticides? Is it infested by molds or bacteria? The only way to answer these questions for sure is to have it tested by an analytical lab.