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California Marijuana Pesticide and Quality Assurance Issues

California Marijuana Pesticide And Quality Assurance Issues

It started in Oregon with the breaking of “A Tainted High.” It then moved to Colorado with 19 marijuana and marijuana product recalls in 19 weeks in 2015. Washington then overhauled its pesticide program to prevent illegal pesticides on its regulated cannabis products (which eventually led to the state adopting recall rules). Now, California is finally learning how dangerous its cannabis can be, and its only a matter of time before California state regulators use the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (“MCRSA“) and Adult Use of Marijuana Act (“AUMA“) to institute regulations to reduce the use of toxic and harmful marijuana pesticides. Since none of California’s existing medical marijuana laws mandate any kind of quality assurance or pesticide testing, California cannabispatients have been taking their chances that their medicine is safe for consumption. You willbe hard-pressed to find medical marijuana dispensaries in California that follow Proposition 65, which added...

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