Canada: Producers must test medical cannabis for pesticides

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Spurred by more incidents of pesticide-tainted medical marijuana, Health Canada is demanding that the country’s federally licensed MMJ producers test their products for unauthorized pesticides.

The federal agency, which oversees Canada’s MMJ industry, said plants from two producers – Peace Naturals in Ontario and Hydropothecary in Quebec – recently tested positive for myclobutanil.

Regulators said in a news release they soon will issue guidelines on how Canada’s licensed producers should conduct the tests and report results.

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