Growing Opportunities From Problems

It's about pairing marijuana agriculture with ecological pathways to grow clean, high-quality pot at commercial scale – sustainably and profitably.

Exclusive MJNN Report by Dr. Rick Freeman The emerging marijuana industry is all about innovation  – just like its underground parent was.  The very idea of legal weed is innovative, not to speak of all the ingenious growing and processing techniques and accouterments.  Innovators are growing this industry into a whole new world, applying adaptive, creative thinking Read the full article…

Denver Marijuana Company Recalls Product, 13th Recall In City In 13 weeks

Advanced Medical Alternatives recalled a cannabis concentrate product that also had high levels of banned pesticides on Dec. 3.

COLORADO: A Denver-based marijuana company has recalled 27 cartridges of its THC-infused vape pen oil due to potentially dangerous pesticides. Denver’s Department of Environmental Health found that Advanced Medical Alternatives’ product contained pesticides that are not allowed to be used on cannabis in Colorado, reported The Cannabist, The Denver Post’s cannabis news and culture section. The Read the full article…

Gov. Hickenlooper Orders Pesticide-Tainted Marijuana Destroyed

COLORADO:  Colorado’s governor ordered the destruction Thursday of marijuana treated with unapproved pesticides, his first action on the matter after months of product recalls and media warnings about unhealthy pesticides on pot. The executive order by Gov. John Hickenlooper called marijuana treated with certain pesticides a “threat to public safety” and said it should be Read the full article…

Colorado Marijuana Users Sue Grower Over Fungicide

The fungicide is approved for certain edible agricultural crops, but not for smokable products such as tobacco, according to the complaint filed in Denver District Court.

COLORADO: Two Colorado marijuana users have sued a cannabis grower claiming a “patently dangerous” agricultural fungicide that becomes poisonous when ignited was applied without their knowledge to pot plants they later smoked, court documents showed on Monday. Brandan Flores and Brandie Larrabee allege that distributor and retailer LivWell has for years applied Eagle 20, a fungicide Read the full article…

Pot Products Recalled, Pot Shop Fires Employee For Unapproved Pesticides

The inventory from Kilbourne’s marijuana shop on Evans Avenue, Sacred Seed, is being tested to make sure it does not have unapproved pesticides in it.

COLORADO: Jeremy Kilbourne dropped off a box of jars filled with marijuana. The marijuana could sell for thousands of dollars, but not now. The inventory from Kilbourne’s marijuana shop on Evans Avenue, Sacred Seed, is being tested to make sure it does not have unapproved pesticides in it. A company called Mahatma tested another batch last Read the full article…

Pesticides Still Being Found In Denver Marijuana Products, Six Months After Official Crackdown

"This information indicates a significant public health concern," said Danica Lee, food safety section manager in the public health inspections division of Denver's Department of Environmental Health.

COLORADO: Pesticides are still being found in marijuana products sold in Denver nearly six months after an official crackdown, an investigation has revealed. The unapproved pesticides were found in concentrated marijuana products following tests carried out by the Denver Post. Denver health officials said any trace of a disallowed pesticide in marijuana products was a cause for Read the full article…