“You get kind of a double grey area here,” says Miller. “CBD is considered illegal by the FDA, and vaping is now viewed pretty hostilely by the FDA. It really is a great unknown … Without the FDA engaged formally, it makes it a lot tougher for consumers to figure out what’s a good product and what’s not.”
Stem speculates the tendency to mix cannabis extract with MCTs might come down to greed or ignorance, and a misunderstanding of the term “cannabis oil,” which is something of a misnomer since CBD and THC extracts are not fatty lipids at all.
A brief legal primer
People like vaping because it’s a smokeless, convenient, and fast-acting way to consume pleasure-inducing chemicals including THC and nicotine. It’s also potentially quite dangerous—and that’s also true when it comes to vaping cannabidiol, the popular cannabis-derived compound known as CBD. In fact, thanks to a regulatory no-man’s-land, a consumer craze, and manufacturers who dilute extract with oils better suited for salad dressings, CBD vapes are uniquely risky.
As of Oct. 10, more than 1,200 cases of a mysterious vaping-related illness, and 26 related deaths had been reported to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is advising consumers to “consider refraining” from vaping altogether. Of the 771 patients the CDC previously reported data on, the majority reported vaping THC and/or nicotine. Only about 17% reported having vaped a CBD product, but there is still good reason for CBD enthusiasts to take note—and even to be especially cautious.
“I’m concerned about it,” he says. “But I don’t have any data.”
Common carrier oils used in tinctures, such as hemp seed oil and MCT coconut oil , have the potential to cause lipoid pneumonia when vaporized. Very few oils are safe to vaporize, so chalk it up to a lucky accident that we can inhale cannabis flower vapor at all.
Secret Nature customers who have tried Whitefire OG confirm that our brand is the best on the planet. Manuel S. says that this train has an “Awesome flavor,” and Dina L. tells us that “white fire pen is just what I need when winding down before yoga or before bedtime.” Some customers who got the 700mg cartridge note that they’ll be choosing the 1200mg version next.
Is CBD vape juice the same thing as CBD oil?
For CBD manufacturers, dabs are among the easiest products to make. Before we put it into our vape cartridges, Secret Nature CBD distillate is essentially the same thing as CBD dab concentrate.
Vape pods or cartridges may well be the most convenient tools for using cannabinoids ever devised. Filled with distilled cannabis extract, these tiny cartridges attach to rechargeable batteries.
Vaping related injuries are entirely preventable, and the best way to keep yourself safe is to demand the highest standard of quality from your CBD vape products. In that regard, Secret Nature will never disappoint.