New Washington Marijuana Rules Pave Way for Pesticide Testing, Outside Cash

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is taking steps to address high levels of pesticides found in some legal marijuana samples. But the agency does not currently require testing for pesticides. Growers say for now, it’s up to consumers to seek that information.


Last week the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis board approved the state’s first threshold levels for certain pesticides. Marijuana with higher pesticide levels could face a product recall.

Danielle Rosellison and her husband are licensed marijuana growers and processers in Bellingham.  They rely on small rooms and controlled environments to grow without pesticides, but she’s not sure customers appreciate that.

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