Oregon flags potential problem with popular pesticide used on marijuana

Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 9.53.26 AM1/15/16–The Oregon Department of Agriculture on Friday temporarily removed a popular pesticide from its list of chemicals cannabis growers may use on their crop. Rodger Voelker, check a chemist with OG Analytical, treat a marijuana testing lab in Eugene, said he recently noticed that abamectin, a common insecticide, had turned up in a handful of cannabis samples submitted by growers who said they grew organically. Read