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Legalization Inundates California’s Cannabis Labs

California cannabis labs are being swamped with samples as new product purity regulations take effect.

What’s Lurking In California Bud?

Cannabis is going from the Dark Ages to Star Trek pretty rapidly these days. Witness California, where on Sunday, July 1, the promise of clean,…

The Curious Case of the Cannabis Aphid

The first confirmed sighting of the cannabis aphid in North America was in 2016. Since then, the hungry bug has spread rapidly across the continent.

Feds Refresh California Marijuana Strategy

State and federal officials Tuesday announced they will use $2.5 million in federal money to target illegal grows.

New Rules Have Montana Marijuana Providers Testing, Labeling

New regulations cover everything from employee ID badges to pesticide testing. They first changes take effect this week.

North Dakota Accepting Proposals From Medical Marijuana Labs

The selected lab will test marijuana for contaminants including pesticides and to ensure that levels of the cannabinoid THC are accurately labeled.

Arizona May Finally Begin Lab Testing Medical Cannabis for Contaminants

More than seven years after Arizona legalized medical cannabis, the state may begin to require lab testing to identify mold, pesticides, and other contaminants.

Lab Test Finds 77% of California Clones Contaminated With Pesticides

The Steep Hill Labs project lends credence to growers who say they're not using banned pesticides--yet still find residue in their plants.

Contaminated Cannabis Still Hitting the Shelves in Oregon, Report Finds

For the first few states that legalized adult-use cannabis, the early years have included a lot of learning on the fly in the early days of the industry.

California Lawmakers to Consider Cannabis Rules Thursday

California would set standards for organic marijuana, allow samples at county fairs and permit home deliveries under legislation set to be considered Thursday.

Oregon Issues First Cannabis Recall Over Pesticides

State regulators have said that people who bought the affected Blue Magoo should return it to the retailer or throw it out.

Leafly Investigation: California Has a Dirty Cannabis Problem

Pesticides, molds, and other pathogens are turning up in medical cannabis across California. Rules are coming, but until then it's "buyer beware."

California’s Cannabis Testing Regulations Fall Short

California recently legalized cannabis for adult use, but should they be examining their testing regulations more closely before moving forward?

9 Lessons We Learned at the 2016 Emerald Cup

Held in the California's mythical Emerald Triangle, the event brought together some of the most innovative minds in West Coast cannabis.

How California Lab Testing Could Change the Way We Talk About Cannabis

With more questions come more answers, and with more answers comes a better understanding of the plant.

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