What Will Become of California’s ‘Dirty’ Weed?

Another study is raising significant concerns about mold, pesticides and other toxins lurking in your marijuana. Now, the question is: Can California fix it?

The latest analysis comes from Anresco Laboratories in San Francisco. The company recently sampled Bay Area pot and found an 80% rate of contamination. Previous tests have revealed similar -- or worse -- results.

Now that pot will be under the watchful eye of the government, everything will change. Or will it?

Just 10 to 15 percent of growers can meet the state’s standards on pesticides, according to Hezekiah Allen of the California Growers Association. As for all the weed that can’t pass the smell test, onto the black market it will likely go. Then it will be up to the users to decide.

Choose wisely.


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Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 05:20

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