Cannabis, Hemp, and Pesticides

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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

Pesticide Cleanup

Contact the DTSC Emergency Response Program, or DPR's Cannabis Program supervisor, Rachel Kubiak, at (916) 215-2027 or

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