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California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has finalized the listing of “cannabis (marijuana) smoke” and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) as reproductive toxins under Proposition 65. The listings are effective as of January 3, 2020.  Under Prop 65, enforcement of the warning requirements begins one year after listing, which, in this case, gives businesses until January 3, 2021, to determine if warnings are required for their products and, if so, to post a proper warning (such as…
Just in time for the holidays – and the growing season – the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted new registrations for pesticides to be used on hemp crops, including, for the first time, hemp used in the production of cannabidiol (CBD) products.  The new approvals add hemp to the list of crops to which the 10 pesticide products, each of which already is registered for use on a variety of other crops, can…
The headline may sound like a Frank Zappa tune, but in reality, California in fact is considering listing both acetaminophen (the active ingredient in Tylenol) and cannabis smoke, along with delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (otherwise known as “THC”), under Proposition 65. Marijuana smoke has been listed as a Prop 65 carcinogen since 2009.  The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), which oversees the Prop 65 program, is now considering also listing cannabis smoke and THC as reproductive toxins…