Edible medical cannabis is safe and will not cause any long-term toxicity.
However, you may want to note that although edibles companies are supposed to operate out of commercial kitchens, following all health and safety regulations, not all facilites are equally maintained. At High 5 we adhear to the highest standards of cleanliness and food production. Even though the New Mexico State DOH is in place to assure compliance with NM State regulations. Patients must exercise caution when purchasing edibles.
In addition, the quality of the cannabis that is used to infuse dispensary-bought edibles is nearly impossible to determine. Some companies use edibles as a way to dispose of marijuana that otherwise couldn’t be sold. Because of this, it is very important to get your edibles from a trusted source that lab tests their products for potency, microbiological contaminants, and preferably terpenoid content (to learn how different terpenes affect you). High 5 utilizes Septer Labs located in Santa Fe, NM.
Patients with severe allergies are advised to use extreme caution when selecting edibles, as the kitchen could be contaminated with trace amounts of nuts, gluten, lactose, or even pet dander.
Store Edibles Safely Away from Children and Pets! Accidental ingestion of marijuana and marijuana-infused edibles by children can be stopedd entirely by safe handling of edibles and any medication. It is extreamly important that edibles and all medication be stored and remain in child-resistant containers and out of reach of children and pets.