Colorado Approves Additional Pesticides for Use On Cannabis

The Colorado Department of Agriculture has added four pesticides to its approved-label list.


BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 14 -PRESS RELEASE- The Colorado Department of agriculture has expanded its list for pesticides that can be used on cannabis. Any pesticides not on the list that are used on cannabis puts the producer in of the Pesticide Applicators' Act has been updated. The products added to the list are: Decco AG PAA, Mite-Phite ZM, Fortify Miticide and VaRx Brand MaxRx

The department reviews pesticide labels upon request, and maintains the list with products “we have reviewed that we believe could be used on marijuana without violating 35-10-117(1)(i).” The list currently has over 400 approved pesticides.

To view the updated list, click here for a pdf or click here for an Excel form. For questions regarding this change, contact Laura Quakenbush at (303) 869-9060 or email