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Leafly Investigation: Is Washington’s Top Cannabis Lab Inflating THC Numbers?

A complaint lodged with state regulators suggests the lab may be exaggerating THC potency—and OKing dirty cannabis—in order to win business.

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?

Leafly Investigation: How Much Butane in BHO Is Too Much?

Allowed limits of residual solvents in Colorado cannabis concentrates will increase significantly in 2017. Is it worth worrying?

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.

Alaska’s First Cannabis Testing Lab Opens in Anchorage

Alaska's first marijuana testing laboratory opened for business this week, removing one of the last major obstacles to the launch of a regulated state market.

Alaska’s Cannabis Market Almost Open, Just Waiting on Testing Labs

Nearly two years after voters legalized adult-use cannabis, Alaska still faces a few more hurdles before legal sales can begin.

State of the Leaf: Alaska’s First Legal Cannabis Harvest Just Began. It’s Already Stalled.

While campaigns in the U.S. gear up for elections, an Israeli company is developing a cannabis testing system that doesn't destroy samples.

Two Dutch Coffeeshops Now Offering Lab Results to Customers

Dutch cannabis sales are moving into the 21st century despite the industry’s legal status being stuck in a bygone era. Buds of dubious provenance may soon become relics of the past.

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.

Oregon’s Cannabis Lab-Accreditation Agency Is on the Verge of ‘Collapse’

A top official of the Oregon agency that accredits cannabis testing labs says it is overwhelmed — a situation that could derail the rollout of the state's adult-use program.

Hawaii Cannabis Dispensaries Can Legally Open, but None Are Ready

One big hurdle is the state hasn't certified a lab to test the dispensaries' products.

State of the Leaf: Hawaii Misses Dispensary Launch, and Washington MMJ Shift Sparks Alarm

Illinois expands its MMJ program, New York patients' slim options get even slimmer, and how exactly will Alaska get cannabis to consumers?

Alaska Cannabis Regulators Award First Licenses

Alaska regulators were applauded Thursday as they approved the first licenses for legal marijuana growing and testing facilities — another milestone for the fledgling industry.