The New York State Department Of Health Reports That 833 Medical Practitioners And Nearly 13,000 Patients Have Registered Under New York’s Compassionate Care Act.

Putsavage, founder of the recently formed Putsavage PLLC law firm and a Principal in the scientific and regulatory consulting practice EnviroReg LLC, is moderating the first panel ever convened at the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to address the conflicts regarding pesticide regulation in the cultivation of marijuana for medical and recreational uses. Albany, NY, New York, NY (PRWEB) January 26, 2017 The discrepancies and ambiguous legal positions regarding the use of necessary pesticides to ensure the safety of legal cannabis will be front and center at the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) tomorrow, January 27th, 2017. Environmental attorney and former state regulator Telisport W. Putsavage, founder of the recently formed Putsavage PLLC law firm and a Principal in the scientific and regulatory consulting practice EnviroReg LLC, is moderating the first panel ever convened at the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to address the conflicts regarding pesticide regulation in the cultivation of marijuana for medical and recreational uses. New York is among several states that recently opened the door for the use of marijuana and cannabis substances to help in the treatment of select, qualifying and serious medical conditions. In addition, eight states, among them Massachusetts, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and California have legalized adult recreational use. The New York State Department of Health reports that 833 medical practitioners and nearly 13,000 patients have registered under New York’s Compassionate Care Act. The cultivation of marijuana for such programs is conducted in large commercial greenhouses and warehouses, and face insect and pest pressures that any large commercial greenhouse would. However, under Federal Green Rush law, a pesticide may only be used on crops listed on a pesticide product label. In light of the controlled substance classification of marijuana, no pesticide is labeled for application to marijuana.

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