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Front Range Biosciences Is Growing Pesticide-Free Pot from Marijuana Tissue Cultures

Merry Jane talked with CEO Dr. Jonathan Vaught about the biotech firm’s “clean stock” program for cannabis plants.

California’s new cannabis regulations mandate that all products pass pesticide testing, but that doesn’t mean that every item on dispensary shelves this January will be up to par, yet.

The legal adult-use (and medical) weed that goes on sale New Year’s Day will have been grown without the same standards that will be applied to cannabis cultivation moving forward.

Earlier in 2017, for instance, KNBC-TV collected samples from 15 dispensaries throughout Southern California, and found that 93 percent of them tested positive for high levels of pesticides.

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