Regulating Pesticide Use By Colorado's Marijuana Growers
Earlier this year officials in Colorado cited a handful of commercial marijuana growers for misusing pesticides in indoor grow houses.
Some of those businesses were also advertising their products as “chemical-free” and “organic.” Because the drug is still illegal at the federal level, growers in states where the plant is legal can make unchecked claims about their plants.
From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Harvest Public Media’s Luke Runyon reports on efforts to provide guidelines to growers.
- Harvest Public Media: Concern Grows Over Unregulated Pesticide Use Among Marijuana Growers
- Luke Runyon, Harvest Public Media’s reporter based at KUNC in Northern Colorado. He tweets @LukeRunyon.
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