Growing marijuana ranges from very light touch, that is from using no additives except natural fertilizers, to the extreme of heavily utilizing commercial fertilizers, growth stimulants and pesticides. As is true for any crop that is consumed, how the plant is grown may have health implications for users. The increased sophistication of the marijuana industry along with moves toward legalization, and thus regulation, has created new practices, including laboratories that test the quality and safety of the product.
On Thurs., Nov. 15, 2012 KMUD News coordinator, Terri Klemetson, aired an interview with Alec Dixon, Director of Sales and Outreach and cofounder of a cannabis testing lab called SC Laboratories - the lab that will test entries to this year's Emerald Cup held at the Mateel Community Center, Dec. 15.
Use the player below to hear the audio clip of this news piece.
Alec Dixon, Director of Sales and Outreach of SC Laboratories: