Most home contains pesticides
Many outdoor coffee shops that contains residues of chemical pesticides. It reports the KRO-NCRV-program the Wrong shit! Wednesday night after an investigation by the national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM).
The institute examined on behalf of the ministry of HEALTH, welfare and sport 25 samples home of coffee shops from around the country. In 23 samples were remnants of one or more pesticides.
According to the RIVM deliver the herbicides in the weed or no hazard to the health because of the small quantities that the maximum allowable dose on vegetables and fruits do not exceed.
“But apples you can wash or peel, nederwiet not that you smoke,” says the Leiden cannabisonderzoeker Arno Hazekamp in the tv broadcast. And chemist Sytze Elzinga warns: “During inhalation, the toxicity of these substances ten times higher. Damage may occur to the liver or other organs.”
The netherlands has about half a million cannabis users, according to the program. “Criminal hennepkwekers want with the poison of their miljoenenhandel protect.”