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Cannabis May Hinder California’s Environmental Goals

CALIFORNIA’S RECYCLING department is tackling the state’s organic waste buildup in landfills one food scrap, tree branch and cannabis leaf at a time. Since cannabis waste – including leaves, trim, stalks, stems and root balls – was confirmed as organic instead of hazardous waste in the state’s recently approved industry regulations, cannabis greens are a component of …

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SF Evergreen: Why Did California Intentionally Destroy So Much Cannabis?

The state just intentionally eliminated hundreds of thousands of pounds of perfectly good marijuana. Here’s how they did it, “with tears in our eyes.” A new set of California regulations demanded that gargantuan amounts of weed be “destroyed,” and hundreds of tons of marijuana, vape oil, and infused edibles have gone up in smoke. When …

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How pot companies will destroy tons of weed they can’t sell after marijuana fire sales

Amy DiPierro The Desert Sun A stash of California cannabis is headed for the trash bin. Since new state regulations went into effect on July 1, California pot shops are prohibited from selling cannabis that doesn’t meet new testing and packaging standards or that exceeds new THC limits. Businesses hurried to sell tens of thousands of dollars worth of …

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A garbage company for pot in Monterey County – The Californian

In all of the ongoing discussion and reviews over policy and regulations surrounding the fledgling cannabis industry in Monterey County and its municipalities, and during the heated debates over indoor grows or outdoor grows, no one including the policymakers and the growers themselves had mentioned garbage. But for a trio of entrepreneurs, that looks like …

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(Press Release) Gaiaca Becomes California’s First Licensed Cannabis Waste Revitalization Company

Monterey, California December 18, 2017 Gaiaca became California’s first state-licensed cannabis waste revitalization company, receiving their state license on December 15, 2017. Created in October, 2016, by Monterey Peninsula natives Jonathan Lee and Garrett Rodewald, Gaiaca has been licensed in Del Rey Oaks and now holds a temporary state license to conduct the business of cannabis …

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