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The Emerald Tribune

A New Years Day 2018 roll-out date is in peril due to challenges such as tensions between the differing structures and simultaneous timelines of Prop 64 and the Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act Act

http://www.thecannifornian.com/cannabis-news/california-news/legislators-regulators-press-need-urgency-cannabis-regulations/

 

Humboldt County farmers lead the North Coast counties in enrollment under the mandatory water quality regulatory program, as hundreds of warning letters begin to go out

http://www.times-standard.com/general-news/20170208/humboldt-county-cannabis-farmers-lead-in-state-water-reg-enrollment

Some California state lawmakers argue that billboard ads for cannabis businesses will negatively influence kids

https://cannabisnow.com/think-children-ca-moves-ban-bud-billboards/

 

UC Davis researchers discovered bacteria and mold in samples from 20 Northern California dispensaries

http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/health-and-medicine/article131391629.html

 

Canadian health agencies to begin random testing of medical cannabis goods after voluntary recalls by two companies due to pesticides

http://www.humboldtjournal.ca/health-canada-to-randomly-test-medical-pot-after-unauthorized-pesticides-found-1.9719381

 

In Washington, tax money from recreational cannabis that enters the state general fund is around one half of one percent of the state’s operating budget

http://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/marijuana/article130464479.html