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The Environmental Impacts of Marijuana

What are the environmental impacts and hazards of marijuana grown in our national forests or public lands? Is there a threat we need to be concerned about? To help answer those questions and more, the National Marijuana Initiative has just released an educational video entitled, “Can’t See the Forest for[Read More…]

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Environmental Impacts Expert

Our colleague, Dr. Mourad Gabriel, is the subject of a recent feature article by bioGraphic, a part of the California Academy of Sciences.  Dr. Gabriel is the executive director of the non-profit Integral Ecology Research Center (IERC), and is affiliated with the Wildlife Health Center at the University of California, Davis.  He has[Read More…]

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An Initial Assessment of Cannabis in Oregon

Revised / Updated: August 7, 2018 The Oregon – Idaho HIDTA has just released its first edition of an assessment of marijuana in Oregon entitled, “An Initial Assessment of Cannabis Production, Distribution, and Consumption in Oregon 2018 – An Insight Report”. The report analyzes marijuana production, distribution and consumption in Oregon[Read More…]

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Dangers of Pesticide Use

Many people growing marijuana use pesticides to protect their crops from harmful insects and other pests, as well as fertilizers and other chemicals, thereby increasing their crop yields.

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New Report on Marijuana in Washington State

Our colleagues at the Northwest HIDTA have published a new report on the legalization of marijuana in Washington.  The report discusses the state’s regulatory system, as well as detailing effects on the state, including environmental harm, impaired driving, and diversion of marijuana.  Follow this link to read the full report.

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Seed to Sale Tracking

The term “seed to sale” is often thrown around when discussing tracking marijuana products, but many people are unsure what it means or entails. The NMI’s Deputy Coordinator Dale Quigley has written a brief paper explaining the term and the process involved. The paper also includes a description of different types of tracing[Read More…]

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