Cannabis industry attorney Sean McAllister called Hickenlooper’s executive order a “feel-good proclamation” and said he was glad to see the related bill get voted down.
“By the beginning of 2015, Denver had been getting complaints and concerns, mostly from the Fire Department, who would go out and see these pesticides sitting around,” says cannabis business attorney Sean McAllister.
The AG is ensuring that businesses that use the word are at least “consistent with the concept of organic,” McAllister said.
“While everyone wants safe marijuana, Denver has no science to show the presence of residual amounts of pesticides are a danger to public health,” said attorney Sean McAllister.
“One of the best and most obvious ways to avoid such pitfalls is to be careful when setting up a marijuana business at the outset.” said Sean McAllister.
“It’s been devastating,” says Sean McAllister, who represents four of the growers affected. “People have had to borrow hundreds of thousands of dollars to cover their lost inventory.
“We strongly believe [Eagle 20] is a product that is safe,” attorney Sean McCallister said.
According attorney Sean McAllister: “Hemp is illegal at the federal level, except for a limited ability of public colleges to request an exemption under federal law.
Sean contributed as an author to a new book, Medicolegal Aspects of Marijuana, and his chapter focuses on business regulation of dispensaries in Colorado. Click this link to visit the book sale site on Amazon.
If marijuana moves to Schedule II or III, McAllister says, “The rescheduling would allow marijuana to be prescribed by doctors and distributed by pharmacies.”