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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.

5 Hot Cannabis Trends from 2015

Here are five cannabis trends we noticed that gained popularity throughout 2015. We can't wait to see what next year brings to cannabis culture!

Denver Officials Quarantine Products for Pesticides: Are Your Product Labels Up-to-Date?

Denver health officials inspected and quarantined hundreds of marijuana plants and products because their labels listed pesticides that have been banned for use on cannabis.

Three Reasons Why You Should Demand Better Cannabis Testing

When it comes to cannabis, standardized testing and regulation are in their infancy. Here's what you should know about testing before you buy your bud.