Washington to increase testing pot for 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.

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Colorado marijuana industry pushes back against pesticides crackdown

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.

Grower challenges Colorado officials’ massive recall of pot due to 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 holds marijuana from two grows over pesticide worries

Colorado issues first state-level holds on marijuana due to pesticides

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.


Judge tosses pot pesticides lawsuit filed by consumers

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.

Pot editorial: Don't give up on fixing rules for Colorado edibles

Pot recall: EdiPure pulls 7,770 edibles over pesticides

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.