Officials Warn About Fentanyl-Laced Weed—the Myth that Refuses to Die

Yesterday, the Washington State Department of Health sounded the alarm over fentanyl overdoses in a news release—and immediately started blaming dispensaries, because cannabis could theoretically be laced with the deadly drug. But journalists and researchers are wondering if these so-called fentanyl-laced weed overdoses actually even exist, or if the sources…

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Officials warn of health risk linked to synthetic cannabinoids

BALTIMORE (AP) — Health officials in Maryland are warning people about serious bleeding problems linked to the use of synthetic cannabinoids. A Thursday statement from the University of Maryland says a person was hospitalized earlier this week to treat bleeding issues. The patient was a user of synthetic marijuana, also…

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Severely burned couple warn of dangers of making butane honey oil from weed

Published: Jul 21, 2017, 8:16 am • Updated: Jul 21, 2017, 8:16 am By Ali Tadayon, The Cannifornian Moreno Valley resident Alex Gonzales thought making butane honey oil — a powerful marijuana byproduct — in a Palm Springs motel room in 2015 would be a quick, simple task, until a…

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‘A drug dealer in a suit is still a drug dealer’: Experts in nearby states warn against California legalization

Published: Oct 21, 2016, 9:03 am • Updated: Oct 21, 2016, 9:09 am By David Whiting, Orange County Register Ben Cort clinches a lectern at the Anaheim Convention Center as if he’s clinging to a life preserver, and there’s reason for that. An addiction expert from Colorado, where marijuana is…

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