30 Nov '13, 10pm

#eco #Article #Living If your pot isn’t organic, you’re probably inhaling pesticides

Bummer news for pot smokers: Up to 70 percent of the pesticides found on a marijuana bud can end up in the smoke you’re inhaling. That’s according to recent research conducted by Jeffrey Raber, who holds a PhD in chemistry from the University of Southern California and operates a medical cannabis testing laboratory in L.A. The Eureka Times-Standard reports : “I think that what’s so alarming to us is that such a huge amount of pesticide material could be transferred,” Raber said. “And, you have to consider that when you inhale (something), it’s much like injecting it directly into your blood stream.” … Raber said it’s important to remember that smoking a marijuana bud that’s been sprayed with chemicals is far different than eating a non-organic tomato. First and foremost, he said, there are no controls over what’s sprayed on marijuana crops. And, while most people would rin...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/if-your-pot-isnt-organic-youre-p...

Tweets

If your pot isn’t organic, you’re probably inha...

grist.org 30 Nov '13, 11pm

Bummer news for pot smokers: Up to 70 percent of the pesticides found on a marijuana bud can end up in the smoke you’re in...

Avoiding Pesticides with Your Pot? Why You Shou...

organicconsumers.org 13 Dec '13, 8pm

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Health Issues page . When you smoke pot, you might also be s...

New blog post : Probably the scariest thing I'm going to embark on #rinazdoes42km

New blog post : Probably the scariest thing I'm...

rinaz.net 02 Dec '13, 7am

The trio of using a foam roller, aqua-gym classes and strength/stretching exercises combination has worked very well in he...

Fab Freebie: Art For Two

Fab Freebie: Art For Two

younghouselove.com 02 Dec '13, 7pm

Finding one-of-a-kind art that you love isn’t always easy, so we’re psyched about this week’s giveaway from ArtTwo50 . The...

Has anyone used dom_id and dom_class before ? re:

api.rubyonrails.org 11 Dec '13, 8pm

The record identifier encapsulates a number of naming conventions for dealing with records, like Active Records or pretty ...