This story was originally published on MarijuanaMoment.net.
A majority of physicians are in favor of legalizing marijuana nationwide, according to a newly published survey, and an even bigger supermajority back allowing medical cannabis.
The results of the poll, which was conducted by Medscape Medical News, also show strong support for marijuana reforms from other medical professionals like nurses, pharmacists and psychologists, as well as those working in health business and administration.
Here’s how the healthcare professionals responded to the question, “Should Recreational Marijuana Be Legalized Nationally?”
In November 2016, voters in California overwhelmingly supported and passed Proposition 64, the legalization of cannabis. On January 1, BPG will begin providing products and services to both medical patients and adult consumers over 21.
See below for a brief overview of how these changes may affect you.
The end of prohibition in California has almost arrived! We are so incredibly excited to celebrate this momentous day in history with our entire BPG Family.
Here are some pro tips for you to make the most of your experience:
Weed did it! We legalized cannabis in California!
As we all know, the biggest winner on election night of 2016 was cannabis. More people voted for cannabis than did for either presidential candidate. California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada legalized cannabis, while Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota expanded access to medical cannabis.
According to a recently released report by cannabis testing company Anresco Laboratories, up to 80% of medical cannabis tested at a recent Northern California conference was contaminated with mold and other toxins.
A similar report was released by Steep Hill Labs in October of last year. They found that up to 84.3% of marijuana being sold at dispensaries in California may be tainted with pesticides.
What information should consumers consider when selecting cannabis products? Read more to learn about the potential dangers of pesticides, fungicides, mold, bacteria, and other cannabis contaminants.
Pesticides and Fungicides
Spider Mites on Cannabis Plant. Image: ilovegrowingmarijuana.com