Marijuana is available in various forms: traditional dried plant matter, dried plant resin (hashish), concentrated oils and other products (shatters, budders, waxes). Edible marijuana products, like baked goods and candies are infused with THC. Marijuana plants can contain a range of 6-30% THC and concentrated products can be much higher in potency (including > 50%). Marijuana can be smoked, vaporized, ingested and applied topically.
Content and Testing
Many states that have allowed marijuana for medical and retail use regulate testing for both content and contaminants. However, without FDA approval testing and results can be variable. Therefore, the FDA has released warnings pertaining to test results and false claims on several cannabidiol products. [4,5]