Illicit-vape deaths highlight urgency of legalising cannabis

  • A report has highlighted how the vape death crisis underscores the importance and urgency of legalising cannabis nationwide.
  • According to the report Cannabis Vaping: Opportunities in an Uncertain Future by Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, the recent vaping-death crisis highlights the urgency of legalising cannabis nationwide.
  • In any case, the EVALI crisis underscores the importance and urgency behind legalising cannabis nationwide and enacting a comprehensive regulatory framework that enables further elimination of the illicit market; and
  • Whether the trend will continue into 2020 and beyond depends on the results of the continued testing of EVALI patients, development of testing protocols for legal vapes, potential moves by state regulators and, most importantly, whether consumers who were previously inclined to purchase cheaper vapes from the illicit market will decide to purchase from legal sources.

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