There have been many recent warnings and news concerning the safety of vaping, CBD pens specifically. While vaping devices like Juul, refillable vapes, and disposable vape pens, have had their share of potential risks, here is why you should really consider tossing your vape pens for good.
Due to poor regulation in both the CBD and vape industries, there are safety concerns regarding the quality and reliability surrounding these products.[In theory, nothing about vaping—which just heats a tincture of a substance at high temperatures to create a vapor to inhale—should change the risk profile of CBD. However, Michelle Peace, a toxicologist and vaping expert at Virginia Commonwealth University, does note that, “when you inhale something as opposed to eating something,” the way many other CBD products are consumed, “you do have to be careful about dosing because inhalation is a much more efficient way to get drugs into the system and be active.”] https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/zmk55a/everything-we-know-about-the-health-risks-of-vaping-cbd
A study of vapes at John Hopkins University showed that heavy metals are potentially leaking into the liquid product which is vaporized and inhaled during the smoking process.
Most concerning, hidden adulteration of these products pose the greatest risk associated with vaping CBD as opposed to consuming it in any other form. Mislabeling, false potency and ingredients, and cheap materials all add to the risk.
While vaping CBD may have been attractive for its faster absorption and easy use, it has become seemingly clear that the risks of vaping CBD are no longer worth the reward.
Over 100 documented cases from emergency rooms visits has risen due to using these CBD vape related products. Many have been in the North Carolina area. The safest way to take CBD is to use a reliable, American grown and packaged product that reveals its product components to their customers.
Find CBD companies that share their third party test results, which will eliminate the risk of adulterated products or mislabeled products. An example of third party test results looks something like this.