Canada’s medical marijuana growers will have to start testing all their products for unauthorized pesticides, says Health Canada, stepping up the government’s response to concerns about tainted marijuana.
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is taking steps to address high levels of pesticides found in some legal marijuana samples.
The marijuana industry may be booming in Colorado, but pot entrepreneurs face a very big problem: pesticides.
It didn’t take long before marijuana companies would be treated like any other company, and that means getting sued.
DEA agent tells state senate of ‘rabbits that had cultivated a taste for marijuana’ and warns of problems of pesticides, deforestation and erosion
Excessive water use could be draining the region's rivers.
Toxins and pesticides in legal marijuana have been in the news lately. “Alarmingly high” pesticide residuals were found in cannabis tested at the Werc Shop, a cannabis analytical lab in Pasadena, California.
While filming the upcoming documentary Toxic Profits over the last six months, I have been speaking with people about extremely hazardous pesticides that are used in agriculture across the world. These discussions about pesticide use on food for animal and human consumption prompted my discovery of a very under-reported and interesting phenomenon: the use of large amounts of unregulated pesticides to grow cannabis.