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Lab tests find black mold in flowers from recreational marijuana. Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. DENVER — Even though medical marijuana was allowed in Colorado long before recreational colorado marijuana pot became legal, medical cannabis is not held to the same standards when it comes to lab testing for what’s inside pot flowers and edibles.  Here are the five things you need to know about medical marijuana testing. 1.    Only recreational pot is tested for potency, E. coli, salmonella, and three types of mold: Lab testing for recreational marijuana was mandated as a part of Amendment 64. Those same requirements were not put in place for medical marijuana when it first became legal, which is why it is not tested the same. 2.     Lawmakers did pass a bill in 2015 that made medical pot testing mandatory, but it’s not being enforced yet: The Colorado Department of Health and Environment (CDPHE) said mandatory testing is not being enforced because of one of the statutory requirements of the new law.

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