Dirty pre-roll paper batches seem to have appeared in parts of the state, causing products to fail testing for reasons unrelated to marijuana.
LA Weekly 

  • Last week, Santa Cruz-based SC Labs verified positive results for chlorpyrifos, a pesticide. The compound appeared at three to four times the level approved by the Bureau of Cannabis Control.
  • SC Labs co-founder Josh Wurzer said the failed pre-rolls show “definitely that that quality control for some of these paper manufacturers is lacking and you can’t just take it for granted that you don’t really have to pay attention to … your supplier.”

Quick Hits

  1. Department of Cannabis Regulation Executive Director Cat Packer explained the reasoning behind LA’s recent bold call on social equity, which caused the Social Equity Owners & Workers Association to drop its lawsuit.
    MJ Biz Daily/Los Angeles Times
  2. California didn’t match Oregon’s 87% overall year-to-year sales increase, yet we were among the leaders in a very hot May among western states.
    New Cannabis Ventures