Legalize pot, but bring in quality controls

Where dispensaries get their product from is one of the most uncomfortable and most-avoided questions
The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Sunday, July 31, 2016

canada-pot-flag3The take-home message from a Globe and Mail investigation that tested pot purchased in dispensaries for chemicals, is a lack of quality controls on moulds and bacteria, as well as for their level of cannabinoids such as THC and CBN, the active and so-called medicinal ingredients of marijuana. Beyond that, the articles serve as a reminder that, in the current environment, what is legal, tolerable and desirable is utterly unclear, and that lack of clarity serves no one. (See also: Unregulated medicinal-pot industry is putting consumers are risk)