Maximizing cannabis: Scientists shift from the lab to the legal marijuana industry

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

A new company, founded by a group of microbiologists, underscores some of the new ideas and products coming out of the legal cannabis sector.

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Scientist presses Oregon for stopgap pesticide testing of marijuana – Marijuana News

Mikey Deangelo processes flower at Dab Society Extracts in Portland. Image: Beth Nakamura, The Oregonian

Starting next spring, Oregon will require all marijuana products sold in dispensaries or recreational shops to undergo testing for nearly 60 pesticides.

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Natural pest control business gets boost from medical cannabis industry

Sarah Stuive, biological control consultant, checks for bugs at Bedrocan Canada, a medical marijuana facility, in Toronto on Monday, August 17, 2015. Image: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Alexandra Posadzki ~ The Canadian Press ~
 
TORONTO – When Sarah Stuive first got into the natural pest control business – which uses predatory insects, or “good bugs,” to weed out pests – she never expected to be working with cannabis plants.
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