As legal cannabis farms take the spotlight, safer methods of pest control are also taking root in more 'mainstream' agriculture.

With more states enacting medicinal and adult recreational cannabis laws each year, health officials have increasingly warned about the potential hazards of products made from crops treated with certain chemicals.

In particular, chemical pesticides have been identified as a threat to cannabis consumers' health, with potential risks that can vary depending on whether products are eaten, smoked, vaped, or topically applied.

As such, cannabis has joined a broader conversation about the dangers of spraying the crops we grow.

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Janet Burns ~ Forbes.com

 

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