The Washington State Department of Agriculture confirmed in an email distributed through their new listserv that they recently began conducting routine unannounced pesticide inspections at cannabis grow facilities. During these visits the Department of Agriculture may or may not be accompanied by the liquor and cannabis board. They warn that if pesticide violations are found…

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The two-day cannabis and comedy festival at the Tacoma Dome was the first I-502 convention focused on the employees and licensed companies that make up the Washington state industry. Employees of I-502 licensee could register and attend for free and this brought many from all over the state to join in the celebration. The all…

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One of the things we learned at the occupation health and safety conference in Bend is that cannabis extraction facilities have some of the most complicated and dangerous facilities in the marijuana industry. In hydrocarbon, super critical CO2, and alcohol extraction, the presence of flammable and/ hazardous gasses, sometimes under high pressure, create a very…

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