Will California’s pesticide regulations hurt the weed industry?

8/14/17–Pesticide regulations released earlier this year by the California Bureau of Medical Cannabis are some of the strictest requirements in the country — possibly the strictest — and have left both cultivators and testing laboratories reeling. Yet, while California will certainly have some of the “more stringent testing standards of any state that’s legalized thus far,” Alex Traverso, chief of communications at the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation, said they’re trying to protect consumers while minimizing financial burden on producers. Read