The Senate Health and Human Services Committee on Wednesday approved a pair of bills promoting the growth of full-strength marijuana in the state and terminally ill patients’ right to try medicinal cannabis products.
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A cannabis conference at the state Capitol on Friday will help patients and providers navigate Montana’s medical marijuana laws.
The medical marijuana industry is a new frontier in Arizona and State Sen. Sonny Borrelli wants to make it safer for patients and customers.
SOUTH PARK, Colo., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Haleigh’s Hope is excited to announce that they received USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Organic Certification for its hemp crop at both farm locations in Colorado.
MENDOCINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — On August 8, 2017, the County of Mendocino Board of Supervisors directed county staff to streamline the cannabis compliance permitting process.
Marijuana safety is a major concern for the Maine lawmakers, who want to make sure all marijuana is tested before hitting retail shelves. On July 20, 2017, the Maine House approved a bill that would require the Department of Agriculture to create testing facilities for marijuana.
In California, Sonoma County workers have been busy preparing for the expected rush of business owners waiting at the county’s door on July 5, 2017. Starting at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Sonoma County medical marijuana business applications will be accepted at departments throughout the county.
With industrial hemp farming now legal in 33 states, the 8th annual Hemp History Week has events scheduled across the country from June 5-11, 2017, to raise awareness about hemp’s history as a means of enriching its future.
On April 4, 2017, the Mendocino County Board of Supervisors adopted two ordinances to regulate medical cannabis cultivation and site locations in unincorporated areas of the county.
The Mendocino County Department of Agriculture recently announced that it will be hosting workshops in mid-April to help medical cannabis cultivators with their applications for cultivation permits.
On Jan. 19, 2017, Green Man Cannabis in Denver voluntarily recalled marijuana flower and products due to samples containing off-label pesticide residues.
More than two years after Washington state launched legal marijuana sales, it’s planning to test pot for banned pesticides more regularly. The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board said Thursday it’s paying the state Department of Agriculture more than $1 million to buy new equipment and hire two full-time workers to conduct the tests.
PORTLAND, Ore., July 21, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture has issued 12 notices of statewide detainment and stop sale and removal orders for horticultural products that contain pesticide active ingredients not listed on the label.
On July 14, 2016, Benjamin Efran filed a class action lawsuit in Oregon’s Multnomah County Court against Guardian mite spray.
On July 7, 2016, the Illinois Department of Agriculture announced that the state banked $2.57 million in retail sales for the month of June, which is a slight increase from the $2.3 million in retails sales for May.
On July 7, 2016, Hawaii Gov. David Ige signed into law SB 2659, a bill that establishes an industrial hemp program through the state Department of Agriculture.
On June 27, 2016, the Illinois governor’s office confirmed that Joseph Wright had resigned as the director of the Illinois Medical Cannabis Pilot Program.
On June 24, 2016, the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors and the Southern University Board of Supervisors both announced the approval of resolutions to let their agricultural centers begin the process of becoming state-sanctioned medical marijuana cultivators.
SALEM, Ore., May 4, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture has adopted temporary administrative rules to implement legislative changes to the state’s industrial hemp program.
On March 17, 2016, the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division issued a public health and safety advisory regarding potentially unsafe pesticide residues on retail cannabis plant material and products produced from cannabis cultivated by MGI Inc., dba Kindman.
Oregon’s marijuana bills continue to sail through the short legislative session, and they deservedly have been getting a lot of press.
On Feb. 8, 2016, the Oregon Department of Agriculture announced the sale stoppage and removal of Guardian, a pesticide product used by some of the state’s cannabis growers.
SALEM, Ore., Feb. 8, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — The Oregon Department of Agriculture has ordered stoppage of sale and the removal of the pesticide product Guardian, which is labeled for use on ornamental, food, and feed crops for mite control but also used by cannabis growers.
On Jan. 15, 2016, the Oregon Department of Agriculture temporarily removed the pesticide Guardian Mite Spray from its list of approved chemicals for cannabis cultivation.
CHICAGO (AP) – The Illinois Department of Agriculture on Thursday released the following list of where applications for medical marijuana cultivation center licenses were received.