Mandatory Pesticide Screening in Washington State: Yes or No?

Overall, a nice little write-up on the state of pesticide testing in Washington and elsewhere. I am not settled on one side of this issue, although I lean toward favoring mandatory pesticide testing because of the signal it sends to Read More

Illinois Approved PGR List

note:published to share, page incomplete PGR Use in Cannabis Agriculture What are PGRs?     Plant Growth Regulators. In the case of the approved list of PGRs in Illinois, we’re talking about naturally occurring plant hormones that are “biosynthesized” by plants to regulate Read More

Packaging and labeling requirements in Washington State are under review (again)!

Lets take a look at the proposed rule changes to WAC 314-55-105 which will be presented March 21, 2018 in Olympia. First the relevant full-text links: Packaging and Labeling Requirements (current) Packaging and Labeling Requirements (proposed) For a full history of Read More

FOI Request – Freya Recall

A few key documents from the Freya Farms recall about 5 months ago. Basically what you’re seeing is the enactment of quality assurance testing in Washington State. 1.)Pesticide results -Freya Farms Admin packet 7/18/2017 Official statement regarding pesticide residue (samples tested Read More

Massachusetts CCC Awaits Upcoming Policy Meetings

There will be a public input period before the final draft of regulation is due on December 29th. More public meetings will be held in January and final regulations will be filed in March.