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How Much Cannabis Do Californians Use? Researchers Asking In Order To Set Safe Pesticide Limits

Outside Perfect Union dispensary, researchers from Sacramento State ask survey-takers about their daily cannabis use. Scientists want to better measure consumption to set safer pesticide levels for marijuana. Sammy Caiola / CapRadio 

Researchers from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation and Sacramento State are trying to calculate how much cannabis the average California user consumes on a daily basis. The information will help them set more accurate safety levels for pesticide use on cannabis crops.