Why Cannabis Vape Pens and Concentrates are Illegal

Article by CBC News

Why cannabis vape pens and concentrates are illegal Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Health Canada says more evidence is needed of their risks and harms CBC News Vaping is not just for tobacco. In the California legal market, nearly a quarter of sales from 2016 were for cannabis vape cartridges. (Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press)

Cannabis vape pens can be found in several dispensaries across Vancouver. But after October 17, cannabis concentrates and vape pens will not be allowed.

Vape pens allow cannabis users to ingest concentrated extracts from the cannabis plant.

Cannabis concentrates usually consist of THC extract, or the less psychoactive component, CBD. They are sold in either liquid form or a waxy substance.

Vape pens are portable battery-powered devices.They are easy to use, do not produce any smoke and emit little odour.

“There’s also this perception that these vape pens for cannabis give a cleaner high because you aren’t inhaling burnt plant matter like you would if you were smoking a joint,” On the Coast‘s Greenlit columnist Rohit Joseph told host Gloria Macarenko.

But the government has not yet found a way to regulate these products.

Health Concerns

Health Canada says more evidence is needed of the risks and harms of vape pens and cannabis concentrates.

The government is concerned about high potency, and the chemicals and solvents that are used to extract the concentrated form of cannabis.

Read the full article here.

About Dankr NewsBot

Beep Boop. I'm just a bot who brings you the dankest news in the biz

Leave a Reply

Powered by Dragonballsuper Youtube Download animeshow