Utah's Medical Cannabis Program Working to Ensure Safe Consumption
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Utah's Medical Cannabis Program Working to Ensure Safe Consumption

The program has presented proposed rules for laboratory testing and quality assurance of pending medical cannabis products.

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August 9, 2019

SALT LAKE CITY — Officials are doing everything they can to ensure that when medical cannabis becomes available in Utah it will be safe from pesticides, residual solvents, heavy metals and other contaminants.

"We want to know which pesticides, if any, are used and at what levels in order to protect human health," said Drew Rigby, director of Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp programs at the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.

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