Pot Regulators Order Industry To Disclose Ingredients In Vapes

The agency in charge of overseeing the legal marijuana industry will begin requiring that all vaporizer cartridges, marijuana extracts and concentrates sold in Massachusetts come with a more detailed list of the chemicals and ingredients they contain.

The new level of transparency comes while public health officials at the federal and state levels eye a multi-state outbreak of lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and vaporizers, or vapes. Many such products can be used to ingest either nicotine or THC, the psychoactive component in marijuana.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has suggested that people stop using those products until it can be determined what is making people sick and, in six cases, dying.

Cannabis Control Commission member Jen Flanagan said a required ingredients list on<p>... read more at: <a href=https://www.wbur.org/commonhealth/2019/09/13/cannabis-control-commission-weed-marijuana-vapes-additive-rules

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