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Entrepreneurs See Opportunity Addressing Consumer Demand for Pesticide-Free Cannabis

The unique legal status of marijuana has left it outside the normal consumer protection oversight of government agencies. Entrepreneurs are filling the void.

Health concerns about pesticide and herbicide contamination of smoked marijuana go back a long time.

The use of paraquat, banned from national forests in 1983 because of environmental concerns, was given the go-ahead to be sprayed for marijuana eradication on private property, but not on public lands, as early as 1988.

The debate over herbicide and pesticide contamination of legal marijuana, however, began in 2012.

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