A Republican lawmaker has persuaded nearly the entire Legislature to sign on in support of his proposal to require medical marijuana to be tested for mold and agricultural chemicals.
Regulating pesticides for cannabis grows remains a state and consumer issue because of marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level.
Grow Depot, a Colorado grow-supply business in Northglenn, is paying a federal fine because of its pesticide packaging.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper played sage to California on Tuesday, warning lawmakers there’s a “steep hill” ahead in legalizing recreational marijuana.
Scotts Miracle-Gro’s push into hydroponics has a new twist: The lawn-and-garden giant wants to corner the market on cannabis pesticides.
‘Testing for pesticides is a complex and costly process’: In Washington, private, certified labs conduct tests for mold, bacteria, insects and potency — but not currently pesticides.
Washington state’s Department of Agriculture says it has found traces of undisclosed pesticides in many of the marijuana-growing fertilizers and other products it tested recently.
Colorado state regulators still seek “good paths forward” in getting all cannabis businesses into compliance regarding pesticides, but it’s a primary goal.
The Colorado marijuana industry is stepping up its fight against the state’s efforts to regulate the application of pesticides on cannabis. A bill seeking to codify the governor’s executive order about unapproved pesticides died in a state Senate committee after passing the House.
Colorado cannabis regulators on Tuesday issued their 17th pot recall in seven weeks — placing on hold recreational cannabis grown by Acme Healing Center of Ridgway, over concerns the plants were grown with unapproved pesticides.
State marijuana regulators Thursday announced a massive recall of retail pot treated with unapproved pesticides by MGI Inc. in Denver, whose cultivation facilities operate under the name Kindman. MGI owner Ryan Fox said his company “absolutely has not used this pesticide in production,” and is challenging the recall.
Colorado cannabis regulators on Monday recalled marijuana grown by RR Services and Advanced Medical Alternatives over pesticide concerns.
Colorado recalled marijuana grown by two prominent Boulder County cannabis companies — The Farm and Headquarters Cannabis Co. — over pesticide concerns.
For the fifth time in less than a week Colorado recalled pot over pesticide concerns, this time from pot shops High Street Growers and Back to the Garden.
Colorado health and agriculture officials issued a health and safety advisory Tuesday on pesticide-laced marijuana cultivated by XG Platinum Corporation.
Colorado marijuana regulators announced Friday they have put a large but undisclosed number of plants and products on hold from two cultivation facilities over concerns they were treated with unapproved pesticides. It’s the first such action by a state agency; previous recalls have been undertaken by the city of Denver only.
A Denver judge Thursday dismissed a lawsuit against the state’s largest marijuana grower over its alleged use of pesticides saying the consumers behind the case were not actually harmed.
The city of Denver has released more than 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused edibles back into the market after recalling the products late last year when they tested positive for pesticides that are banned for use on cannabis. FULL REPORT
The city of Denver issued its 14th pesticide-rooted recall on marijuana products in as many weeks on Wednesday — this time involving the voluntary recall of certain Caviar Kings-branded pre-rolled joints and hash oil-loaded vape pen cartridges made by Neos.
The five most common state-banned pesticides seen in the marijuana recalls issued by the city of Denver in 2015 — and what we know about them.
Do you have any pesticide-peppered pot in your stash? Find out here: An updated list of all marijuana companies going through product recalls in Colorado.
For the 10th time in three months, a Colorado marijuana company is voluntarily recalling pot products because they contain potentially dangerous pesticides. Denver-based marijuana company EdiPure is recalling 7,770 packages of pot-infused edibles because they were made with contaminated hash oil.
More than 2,300 packages of marijuana concentrates are being voluntarily recalled from Colorado pot shops because they contain potentially dangerous pesticides banned for use on cannabis.
A second marijuana business in Denver in just over a week has voluntarily recalled its products because they contain a pesticide not allowed for use on cannabis.
For all the work Colorado has done in creating the world’s first regulatory structure for legal marijuana sales, the effort is not finished.