By Griselda Zetino
PHOENIX — A new bill in the Arizona State Legislature would require medical marijuana products to undergo safety tests.
Senate Bill 1420 would require the Arizona Department of Agriculture to test for various chemicals, including pesticides. The testing would be paid for with $2 million from the state’s medical marijuana fund, which currently has about $35 million available.
Under the bill, the Arizona Department of Health Services would also set up testing to ensure the marijuana products are free of mold and other chemicals.
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