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Rethinking Microbial Screening

Rethinking Microbial Screening

In the current method of microbial screening, the current microbial bioburden limits for total aerobic bacteria and total yeast and mold on cannabis in Nevada are too restrictive for those growers whose use of beneficial microbes is in compliance with the Nevada Department of Agriculture’s current acceptable list of pesticides. Therefore, the use of certain […]

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EDITORIAL: POT LEGALIZATION A BAD BET FOR NEVADA

EDITORIAL: POT LEGALIZATION A BAD BET FOR NEVADA

Las Vegas Review-Journal At the same time Nevadans will help elect a president, they will also determine whether to legalize recreational marijuana And while it may seem like a no-brainer in a free-wheeling state known for legalized gambling and a lax approach to prostitution, recreational weed comes with health, safety and social costs that make […]

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HIGHEST SAMPLE CAPACITY POSSIBLE!

HIGHEST SAMPLE CAPACITY POSSIBLE!

The selection of Agilent analytical instrumentation at DigiPath Labs for cannabis sample analyses was designed for the greatest sample throughput capacity possible.  Agilent offers the highest sample capacity by combining 100 unit auto sampler vial cassettes with the fastest injection cycles that together create a new balance of utility for the highest throughput for sample […]

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All Cannabis Use Is Medicinal

All Cannabis Use Is Medicinal

All Cannabis Use is Medicinal. Even if the user misidentified it as ‘recreational.’ The medical cannabis movement is sweeping through the nation with such momentum that even conservative legislators are evolving to see the benefits.  All cannabis use appears imminent west of Colorado and north of Virginia while medical cannabis is plowing through the South.  This is exciting […]

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Driving High: Legal Limits Have No Scientific Basis

Driving High: Legal Limits Have No Scientific Basis

The Cannabist reports: Six states that allow marijuana use have legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation’s largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws. The study commissioned by AAA’s safety foundation said it’s not possible to set a […]

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The Unforeseen Impact from a Zero Tolerance Executive Order

The Unforeseen Impact from a Zero Tolerance Executive Order

By Cindy Orser | Chief Science Officer  For those following the now seemingly weekly health and safety bulletins in Colorado recalling cannabis flower and products made from them, one might wonder what is going on?  Certainly the use of pesticides is not a new agricultural practice amongst cannabis growers as knowledge of the use of […]

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What a change in DEA’s pot rules might mean for medical research

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What a change in DEA’s pot rules might mean for medical research

Medical Xpress reports: Most doctors approach medical marijuana with a great deal of uncertainty, because drug laws have hindered researchers’ ability to figure out what pot can and can’t do for sick patients. That could soon change. “Any Federal move to loosen the constraints associated with conducting clinical research on cannabis, a Schedule I drug, […]

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Colorado Cannabis Industry Heavily Fighting Pesticide War

Colorado Cannabis Industry Heavily Fighting Pesticide War

MarijuanaStocks.com reports: The cannabis industry in Colorado is increasing its quarrel against Colorado’s efforts to adjust the application of pesticides on marijuana. After passing in the state’s House of Representatives, a bill that would have codified Governor John Hickenlooper’s November executive order was killed in a Senate committee a week ago. The executive order told […]

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Scientists Want To Study Marijuana. Big Pot Just Wants To Sell It.

Scientists Want To Study Marijuana. Big Pot Just Wants To Sell It.

The Washington Post reports: Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we’re talking about drug scheduling. Need a primer? Catch up here. David T. Courtwright teaches history at the University of North Florida, where he is presidential professor. He is writing a history of […]

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Is Cannabis an Emerging Allergen?

Is Cannabis an Emerging Allergen?

Although not routinely reported, exposure to cannabis can lead to allergic reactions in certain individuals. An increased observation of cannabis allergic reactions is just one more unanticipated consequence of marijuana legalization and subsequent widespread cultivation across the country. Marijuana, like other plant allergens with peanuts topping the list, can cause a range of allergic reactions […]

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