Pesticides

Pesticides

How clean is your cannabis?

Pesticide synergists block CB1 receptor signaling and alter THC metabolism
Do chemical pollutants wreak havoc by impairing the endocannabinoid system?
farm worker spraying pesticides
Public health researchers at Oregon State University surveyed pesticide use in Oregon between 2016-2017, focusing on worker safety. Steel yourself, it’s bad news.
contaminants in hemp
Hemp is a bioaccumulator — it tends to absorb heavy metals from soil, leaving the ground clean by collecting contaminants in its body.
Pesticides being sprayed on crops
A recent study from researchers in Maryland and Pennsylvania explains why cannabinoids may be protective for humans.
cannabis with ladybug
The EPA has refused to offer guidance for pesticides on cannabis.
Project CBD interviews Kelly Dunn and Josh Sarvis about sustainable and regenerative growing practices.
Dead bee on tree leaf
Pesticide toxicity is important concern, but the CDPR has consistently failed to provide sensible limits for cannabis
Fire and cannabis
Heavy smoke has blanketed the skies in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area, threatening cannabis crops and public health.
Which growing method produces better cannabis—sungrown, indoors, or greenhouse? Here is a breakdown of the pros and cons.

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