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Washington State Officials Vow to Step Up Pesticide Testing

More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it's planning to test cannabis for banned pesticides more regularly.

The Bayer-Monsanto Deal Won’t Eat the Cannabis Industry…Yet

SEATTLE (AP) — More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it’s planning to test cannabis for banned pesticides more regularly. The state’s…

State of the Leaf: Is Ohio’s MMJ Law Unconstitutional?

Florida opens its first (limited) dispensary, Germany and Italy consider MMJ expansion, and a Maryland lawmaker denies a cannabis conflict of interest.

Oregon Halts Sale of 14 Grow Products Due to Unlabeled Pesticides

Regulators in both Oregon and Washington warn that any use of banned products could result in cannabis failing state-mandated lab tests.

The Shake: America’s Most Famous Dispensary Wins Fight Against Feds

Harborside scores a victory, Colorado's governor has come around on cannabis, and here's what do do if your pet accidentally eats an edible.

The Shake: Cannabis Comes to Koala Country, Seattle Times Rolls Eyes at Regulators

The Mexican Catholic church supports medical use, French politicians are arguing over decriminalization, and a 10-year-old girl moved from Texas to California for medical cannabis.

Washington State Issues Emergency Rules for Cannabis Testing

Facing questions over inconsistency in cannabis testing and fears that some labs have let contaminated cannabis to slip through the cracks, regulators announced emergency rules aimed at raising testing standards.

The Shake: Cannabaristas, Helping the Homeless, and CBD Oil Massages

All eyes are on U.S. cannabis policy in advance of a special United Nations summit, Israeli companies are drawing American investments, and a man is rewarded for being punched repeatedly in the face.

Pesticides 101: Questions and Answers for Cannabis Patients and Consumers

Reports out of Washington last week confirmed what many suspected but few had publicly acknowledged: Colorado’s cannabis pesticide problem isn’t just Colorado’s problem.

The Shake: Snoop Boosts Romanian Tourism, World Leaders Urge U.N. to End Drug War, and New Orleans Takes a Half Step Forward

A bad Montana court decision could be delayed, a Leafly contributor breaks the latest news about Washington pesticides, and a Denver consultant predicts cannabis shortages.

The Shake: Blaming Cannabis for Car Crashes, Testing Fails Consumers, and Arizona Landlords Stink. Happy Friday!

There's contaminated cannabis on Washington shelves, a judge is bringing down the hammer on an 80 year old, and a new study says THC isn't as dangerous to drivers as previously thought.

To Combat Inconsistency, Washington Testing Labs Turn to Self-Policing

With state regulators taking a less aggressive stance on testing than in other markets, Washington testing labs want to hold each other accountable. Not everyone is convinced.

The Shake: Hillary the ‘Drug Warrior,’ a Utah Senator’s Escape Plan, and a Football Coach Fired for Growing the Wrong Crop

In today's Shake: Further evidence MMJ is no joke, a new study on cannabis and pregnancy, and a deity — and his many followers — with a taste for cannabis.

The Shake: Don’t Bogart That Vape, Congressman

California wants to tax medical cannabis, a former federal judge wants Obama to commute a harsh sentence, and Trump and Rubio see who can come up with a dumber stance on drugs.

The Shake: A Cannabis Record Store and America’s Cheapest Bud

Colorado reports billion-dollar year in cannabis sales, Australia could OK grows nationwide, and a new study goes hunting for the cheapest flower in the U.S.