The use of pesticides for the success of the cannabis grow process cannot be eradicated but much can be done to ensure safety through testing. The APHL and state regulatory agencies are already going to huge lengths to ensure proper testing protocols are put in place for all contaminants. State regulatory agencies have adopted Chapter 467 of the US Pharmacopoeia National Formulary. This chapter gives guidelines for testing solvents used for making pharmaceutical products. This protocol is also applied for cannabis products that involve the use of solvent. Safety guidelines used in the food industry for microbiological contaminants can also be adopted.
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Source : Pesticide Contamination is a Growing Safety Concern in the Marijuana Industry
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