Rural Environmental Issues

Environmental considerations and regulation issues are triggered by recreational and medical use of cannabis, and its cultivation, production, and sale. Federal and state law overlap and conflicts.

Oregon Considers Regulation of Pesticides in Marijuana Industry

By Noelle Crombie

This article advocates that states with regulated marijuana markets should require agriculture agencies and universities to develop data-driven recommendations for pesticide use in cannabis cultivation and should educate marijuana growers about how to manage pests that threaten their crops.

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