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Bill proposes pesticide-free marijuana labeling program in Colorado

(Cannabist) Consumers would know whether the marijuana or hemp they buy was grown without the use of pesticides under a bill proposed Wednesday in the state legislature.

HB16-1079 would require the Colorado Department of Agriculture to devise a program in which independent companies would certify which cannabis is pesticide-free, and it would require special labeling consumers can see.

Marijuana growers are forestalled from using the term “organic” for their product even if they use certifiable organic practices. That’s because use of the term and the certification necessary to acquire it is controlled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Since cannabis remains illegal under federal law, no marijuana or hemp can be designated legally as organic.

Colorado Bill Would Create Pesticide-Free Labeling Program

Colorado Bill Would Create Pesticide-Free Labeling Program

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Consumers would know whether the marijuana or hemp they buy was grown without the use of pesticides under a bill proposed Wednesday in the state legislature.

HB16-1079 would require the Colorado Department of Agriculture to devise a program in which independent companies would certify which cannabis is pesticide-free, and it would require special labeling consumers can see.

Marijuana growers are…

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my life is truly under wraps. i will tell my story once ive overcome all that i need to see. Ive been on a splurge on cutting those out of my life that had no rightful place to begin with. everyday God is blessing me. Primarily my degree is my goal and he has given me the opportunity yet again, and i will not disappoint. as far as dance i can only hope he gives me the opportunity to seize in the moment. I know this is what i am meant to do because without it I am incomplete, i am distracted, I am not whole. #HB16 im coming for you. Theres really nothing that can break my focus because i prayed on it, and hes got me I feel it. 

At the State Capitol hearing HB16-1054 "END OF LIFE OPTIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH A TERMINAL ILLNESS" The hearing started at 1:30.... Emotional, personal stories
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My first bill HB16-1043 was passed unanimously out of the House State, Military, and Veterans Committee and sent to the Committee of the Whole. This bill transfers the authority for budgetary waivers for technology related appropriations from the Joint Capital Development Committee to the Joint Technology Committee. Sincerely,
J. Paul BrownState Representative
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