By Keith Mansur
Oregon Cannabis Connection
May 25, 2017—Oregon Health Authority (OHA) released the revised cannabis testing and labeling rules that will go into effect on May 31, 2017. They did not make any changes in the pesticide testing requirement of concentrates or percent of flower samples as had been proposed in March.
Also, they will not allow the combination of separate batches for testing as was proposed. The will allow remediation of products that test positive for two particular compounds—piperonyl butoxide or pyrethrins—which are legal for use but which have shown above the allowable limits regularly in testing. They will also increase the maximum batch size from 10 pounds to 15 pounds. Other changes are also included and summarized in a 6-page bulletin released late today.
Substantial changes in the recreational testing were proposed and