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New Colorado bill would create guidelines for organic marijuana – Marijuana News

Colorado marijuana consumers will be able to buy pesticide-free, “certified organic” weed if lawmakers pass a new bill aimed at creating special labels for the state’s legal cannabis industry.

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Marijuana Grower Sued For Using Pesticides

A five bladed leaf from a three month old female cannabis sativa plant. Image: Psychonaught via Wikimedia Commons
 
It didn’t take long before marijuana companies would be treated like any other company, and that means getting sued.
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The Wild West of Marijuana Pesticides

A U.S. government medical marijuana crop at the University of Mississippi, Oxford. Image via Wikimedia Commons

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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