Veterinarians are worried about the toxicity of cannabis edibles in pets. They are not worried about the cannabis but the ingredients that go with the edibles. They are noting that cannabis edibles often come with chocolate, raisins, and other things like xylitol. The mixture could be very bad for pets when mixed together. They note that the cases of exposure and poisoning from cannabis edibles as quadrupled in the United States.

Key Takeaways:

  • Some veterinarians are worried about the possibility of exposure of pets to edible cannabis.
  • They cite that the reports of poisoning from cannabis edibles have quadrupled.
  • The mixture of things like chocolate, raisins, and other toxic ingredients for dogs seem to be the problem as opposed to the cannabis itself.

“Over the past six years, the U.S.-based Pet Poison Helpline says cannabis toxicity cases have more than quadrupled in the U.S. In Canada, the helpline reported there were 54 reports of pet exposure to CBD and cannabis during the first seven months of 2019.” (Geary, 2020)

Link to article:

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/cannabis-pets-vet-advice-1.5464578

A business owner bet on medical marijuana coming to his state eventually. He was not disappointed as medical marijuana came to Kansas City. He made due by working with the indoor gardening section of people who grew their own food. He grew to love the people in that section but is glad that he has new customers to sell to now. He just hopes to keep the ones he already has in the sector. He is hoping to keep these customers who are growing their own foods.

Key Takeaways:

  • A business owner bet on Marijuana becoming legal in his state.
  • He kept his business alive by selling to people growing their own food indoors.
  • Kansas City legalized medical Marijuana and he has new customers now.

Quote: “Of course he is happy to cultivate new customers who want to grow cannabis, but he also wants to keep his old customer base that’s interested in growing food. He says cannabis is the fastest-growing sector of his hydroponics business, but it’s far from the whole thing.” (Webster, 2020)

Link to article:

https://www.kctv5.com/news/local_news/medical-marijuana-has-kansas-city-gardening-shops-seeing-green/article_85e5bac0-3cd7-11ea-92b2-e74de578f19b.html