The Canadian cannabis regulator says it will source the illicit products from law enforcement agencies “for comparative analysis.”
The flower was harvested before March 1, the date when heavy metals testing became compulsory for cannabis product in Oregon.
Not all states require cannabis to be tested for the same contaminants and qualities – an inconsistency that could be putting the health of consumers at risk, according to a new report from the ASA.
The regulator says it has placed a hold on each of the contaminated products and will work with the licensees to ensure the identified products are destroyed.
The researchers say their findings could help inform public health policies regarding pregnancy and cannabis use.
US states that legalize medical cannabis don’t tend to see a decline in opioid prescriptions for non-cancer pain. That’s the main finding of a new study from researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine.
The FTC say this kind of marketing is “reckless” as the emulated products are appealing to children.