Safety

Safety

Learn more about safety, including addiction, pregnancy, vaping, liver health, synthetic cannabinoids, and more.

Close-up photograph of mold on an immature cannabis flower.
Welcome to the Brave New World of California Cannabis where regulations for mold and foreign filth are absurdly loose.
Fire and cannabis
Heavy smoke has blanketed the skies in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, threatening cannabis crops and public health.
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Project CBD responds to the Food and Drug Administration's call for statements on the use of CBD.
Dr. Stacey Kerr discusses the controversial topic of cannabis use during pregnancy and shares her clinical experience with expecting mothers.
woman doing yoga on pier
How the plant's biphasic qualities allows users to equilibriate the nervous system.
Arial view of crop-duster
Project CBD critiques California’s proposed regulations for cannabis testing regarding pesticides, heavy metals, and solvents and makes recommendations for amending them.
Lack of pesticides regulation in the cannabis industry
Two common pesticides used on cannabis highlight the inconsistency of current pesticide regulations. Learn why it is paramount to study the health effects of heating pesticides.​
vape pen safety
Vape pens are a trendy and discrete. But, commonly used thinning agents are harmful when heated and inhaled.
Which growing method produces better cannabis—sungrown, indoors, or greenhouse? Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons.
ambulance in the rain
A neuroscientist critiques the New York Times report on "Spice," an illicit synthetic cannabinoid.

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