Marijuana Industry Could Be Uprooted By Pesticide Lawsuit

The pesticide in question is Eagle 20 EW, a fungicide often used on grapes and hops.

COLORADO: The marijuana industry may be booming in Colorado, but pot entrepreneurs face a very big problem: pesticides. Two marijuana users, including a cancer patient, filed a lawsuit last week against a pot business that they claimed used an unhealthy pesticide to grow its weed. The pesticide in question is Eagle 20 EW, a fungicide often 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…