It is official now – Marijuana smoke is now on the Prop 65 list!

On March 21, 2009, I reported that California was considering adding marijuana smoke to the Prop 65 list. Well – it is official now.

The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) of the California Environmental Protection Agency is adding marijuana smoke to the Proposition 65 list1, effective June 19, 2009.

Marijuana smoke was considered by the Carcinogen Identification Committee (CIC) of the OEHHA Science Advisory Board2 at a public meeting held on May 29, 2009. The CIC determined that marijuana smoke was clearly shown, through scientifically valid testing according to generally accepted principles, to cause cancer. Consequently, marijuana smoke is being added to the Proposition 65 list, pursuant to Title 27, California Code of Regulations, section 25305(a)(1) (formerly Title 22, California Code of Regulations, section 12305(a)(1)).

The photos below are those of a car I came across in Washington State. It obviously belongs to a person who has very strongly held views about the aforementioned botanical plant recently regulated by California’s OEHHA.

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