Cannabis, Hemp, and Pesticides
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is responsible for:
- Providing statewide guidance on the use of pesticides in the cultivation of cannabis
- Providing guidance to the Bureau of Cannabis Control on testing for pesticides
- Requiring that pesticides being applied to cannabis comply with food and agriculture standards
Additional Resources and Links
Contact the DTSC Emergency Response Program, or DPR's Cannabis Program supervisor, Rachel Kubiak, at (916) 215-2027 or Rachel.Kubiak@cdpr.ca.gov.
Reporting Illegal Cannabis Grow Sites
To report illegal cannabis grow sites or any related issues, contact CalCannabis toll-free at 1-833-WEED-TIP (1-833-933-3847).
This web page is for informational purposes only. Nothing on this web page should be construed as a recommendation for or endorsement of the use of a pesticide product.
For more information, please contact:
Rachel Kubiak, Cannabis Program Supervisor
Phone: (916) 215-2027