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80% of California-grown cannabis at HempCon in August failed lab tests for microbes, pesticides, or residual solvents

http://sfist.com/2017/08/31/80_percent_of_medical_marijuana_tes.php

Will California cannabis growers be able to meet the state’s strict requirements for lab testing?

http://www.laweekly.com/news/californias-cannabis-could-be-cleaner-than-its-organic-produce-8517714

French researchers have concluded that a cannabis “breathalyzer” is probably impossible

https://news.lift.co/oral-measurement-thc-intoxication-level-not-feasible-study-concludes/

Intellectual property rights and patents for cannabis are already becoming big business for large investment firms

https://www.northcoastjournal.com/humboldt/who-owns-your-pot/Content?oid=5953731

Lagunitas Brewing debuts a limited edition beer enriched with cannabis terpenes

http://www.menshealth.com/guy-wisdom/lagunitas-cannabis-beer

Is the Veterans Administration blocking research into cannabis as a treatment for PTSD?

http://reason.com/blog/2017/08/29/va-obstruction-jeopardizes-study-of-mari

What does it cost to run Eaze, an app that delivers weed in 20 minutes or less?

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/an-exclusive-look-inside-a-weed-delivery-startup-with-billion-dollar-dreams-2017-08-29


The Emerald Tribune publishes a Weekly Roundup of Cannabis Industry News each Friday. We are very grateful to the reporters and news organizations who make these weekly roundups possible.

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