Bulletin No 22-01: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed in the Production of High THC Cannabis

Bulletin No 22-01: Updated List of Pesticides Allowed in the Production of High THC Cannabis
CANNANNEW REPORT

Bulletin No 22-01 To:  Cannabis Industry Members Fr:   WSLCB and WSDA Re:   Updated List of Pesticides Allowed in the Production of High THC Cannabis The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has recently updated the list of  pesticides that are allowed for use in the production of high THC cannabis (cannabis) in Washington State, based on criteria previously established by WSDA. WSDA has added 2 new Section 3 pesticides and 5 new Section 25(b) pesticides to the list of allowable products for a total of 7 new products. WSDA removed 28 Section 3 pesticides and 22 Section 25(b) pesticides from the list for a total of 50 products removed. See details for those removed in the tables below. The updated list contains 261 Section 3 pesticides and 88 Section 25(b) pesticides, for a total of 349 products allowed for use in the production of cannabis in Washington State. “WPS” and “HG Only” Columns WSDA has two columns on the list: (1) Section 3 pesticides that are subject to Worker Protection Standard (WPS) requirements, and (2) Section 3 pesticides that are limited to use by non-commercial “HG Only” cannabis growers. The products designated as “HG Only = Yes” may only be used by those individuals authorized to home grow medical use cannabis. Products marked as “HG Only = Yes” may not be used in the commercial production of cannabis. Spray Adjuvants Spray adjuvants are not included on the list—however, any spray adjuvant that is labeled for use on food crops can be used with an allowed pesticide that is applied to cannabis, as long as the intended use is authorized by the spray adjuvant label. For example, a spray adjuvant labeled only for use with an herbicide cannot be used with an insecticide or fungicide. Information on spray adjuvants that are…

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