pesticides

Proposed pollinator health legislation

Labels, restrictions proposed for neonicotinoid pesticides (Capital Press, 3/29/17)

Report to the Oregon Legislative Assembly [PDF] (2014) Task Force on Pollinator Health

Bumble bees, trees, and neonicotinoids [PDF] (2015) Oregon Pesticide Program

Protecting pollinators from pesticides [PDF] (2014) Oregon Pesticide Program

Cannabis pesticide regulations

Marijuana industry brought to a standstill by new pesticide testing regulations (Oregonian, 12/1/2016)

Report argues new Oregon testing rules are straining pot supply (Statesman Journal, 11/30/2016)

Marijuana testing poses regulatory quandaries for ODA (Portland Tribune, 11/30/2016)

State may alter marijuana testing rules (Bend Bulletin, 12/2/2016)

pesticidesGuidelist for pesticides and cannabis (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture

Cannabis crop

Bonfires of moldy pot (Mail Tribune, 11/14/16)

pesticidesGuidelist for pesticides and cannabis (serial) Oregon Pesticide Program

techreportTechnical report : Oregon Health Authority’s process to determine which types of contaminants to test for in cannabis products, and levels for action [PDF] (2016) Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division

Marijuana and pesticides

Oregon issues first ‘health alert’ for tainted marijuana (Oregonian, 10/21/2016)

State issues alert for marijuana with high pesticide level (Statesman Journal, 10/21/2016)

Oregon Health Authority Finds High Pesticide Levels in Batches of “Dr. Jack” and “Marion Berry” Cannabis (Willamette Week, 10/21/2016)

pesticidesGuidelist for pesticides and cannabis (serial) Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Program