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Pesticide-free Cannabis Certification Program

Concerning a certification program for cannabis that is pesticide-free, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2016 Regular Session
Liquor, Tobacco, & Marijuana
Bill Summary

Section 3 of the bill directs the commissioner of agriculture to promulgate rules governing a program to enable consumers to easily identify organic medical and retail marijuana. The department of agriculture will certify third parties who can certify whether the marijuana cultivated or processed at a particular cannabis facility is organic. Sections 1 and 2

$65,640 and 0.5 FTE is appropriated to the plant industry division in the department from the marijuana cash fund, of which amount $28,503 is reappropriated to the department of law for implementation of the act.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)




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