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General Safety & Warnings

This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended for diagnosing or treating any medical condition.

Proper Storage

Keep out of reach and away from children and pets. Always store your marijuana in the original child-resistant packaging.

Discontinue use 

Discontinue use or reduce dosage if effects are too intense.

Do not drive

Use of medical marijuana may affect your judgement and/or coordination. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery, or engage in potentially hazardous activities while under the influence of medical marijuana.

High tolerance

Heavy marijuana use may lead to a marijuana use disorder.

Take it slow

For first-time medical marijuana users, start with a low dosage and go slow with usage.

Talk to your healthcare provider

Consult with your primary care provider regarding potential interactions with other medicinal products and drugs or if you have any underlying medical conditions.

Pregnant women

If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult with your primary care provider before use.

Use appropriately

Use medical marijuana products as directed.

Varied effects

Be aware of the effects. The effects of medical marijuana consumption depend on the individual and the different strains and consumption methods.

Allergies

If allergic reactions, unwanted side effects or interactions occur, discontinue use and seek medical attention.

Lingering effects

Marijuana may remain detectable in bodily fluids and hair for several months and well after its intoxicating effects have subsided.

Carcinogens

Marijuana smoke contains carcinogens that can lead to an increased risk of various health problems. 

Registered patients only 

Medical marijuana is provided solely for use by the registered qualifying patient.

Medical marijuana can be a safe and effective treatment for many medical conditions but, there are still precautions to consider as you would with any other drug. Here are some consumer safety tips when exploring medical marijuana: 

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Potential Health Benefits

While there are things you need to be aware of when consuming medicinal marijuana, we believe the potential health benefits outweigh the risks when consumed responsibly. Learn more about the benefits found in medical marijuana.