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The Oklahoma House of Representatives on Monday approved a bill to decriminalize low-level possession of psilocybin and promote research into the psychedelic’s therapeutic potential, sending it to the Senate. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Daniel Pae (R), cleared the chamber in a 62-30 vote. This comes a month after the measure advanced by the House …

Click to enlarge Photo via Lee County Mosquito Control District/Twitter Absolutely no one asked, but the Lee County Mosquito Control District (LCMCD) wants everyone to know that they currently have 1 million dead mosquitoes on hand. The pest management agency recently shared photos showing the results of a two-year pest control project in Lee County, …

WASHINGTON- Since its first event in 1988, the National Pest Management Associationis annual Legislative daysponsored by FMC, has become one of the association’s most important efforts to promote and protect the pest control industry. Over the course of two days, attendees hear from dynamic speakers – both from within and outside the industry – discuss …

WASHINGTON- Since its first event in 1988, the National Pest Management Associationis annual Legislative daysponsored by FMC, has become one of the association’s most important efforts to promote and protect the pest control industry. Over the course of two days, attendees hear from dynamic speakers – both from within and outside the industry – discuss …

ARLINGTON, Va. – RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) joined more than 350 pesticide user organizations this week, sending a letter to all members of the United States Senate and House of Representatives expressing support for the pesticide regulatory system currently in place under the Federal Insecticides, Fungicides, and Rodenticides Act (FIFRA). This letter …

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, January 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FORSHAW, a leading distributor in the pest control industry, has partnered with the Safe House Project, a national nonprofit anti-trafficking organization, to train thousands of pest control technicians. pest control across the country on how to spot, report and prevent child trafficking. Hundreds of thousands of children …

SINGAPORE – Mr. Nashrudin R. Amzan’s job is to get rid of parasites, but he says his role is more of a “pest control doctor” than that of a serial killer. “I don’t think it’s a good idea to go to a (pest infested) place and do (a) chemical spray and kill the bugs. We’re …

SINGAPORE – Mr. Nashrudin R. Azman’s job is to get rid of parasites, but he says his role is more that of a “pest control doctor” than that of a serial killer. “I don’t think it’s a good idea to go to a (pest infested) place and do (a) chemical spray and kill the bugs. …

By Brad Harbison There was a time – and not too long ago – when it wasn’t all that unusual for pest control companies to have no pictures, no logos and even no text on the exterior of their pest control vehicles. service. Homeowners and businesses didn’t necessarily want their neighbors to know they were …

On November 3, 2021, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), United States Department of Commerce and the United States Department of the Interior “reaffirm[ed] their commitment to work together and with stakeholders to protect endangered species, provide effective pest management tools, …

DES MOINES, Iowa – The International Food Protection Association (IAFP) is accepting nominations for its 2022 Association Awards. Name your colleagues for one of many awards. The organization also encourages nominations for the IAFP Travel Award for Employees of the Department of Health or Agriculture in North America and for the IAFP Travel Award for …

ABU DHABI, October 27, 2021 (WAM) – The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced that the technical committee of the Abu Dhabi Quality and Compliance Council (ADQCC) has approved its guidelines for improve pest control services, municipal solid waste collection and transport infrastructure in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. Developed by Tadweer in …

The pest management guidelines also aim to maintain the biodiversity of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi by avoiding exposure of non-target organisms to pesticides, especially beneficial insects, as well as preventing the entry of invasive pests. by air, sea and land borders. In addition, the guidelines aim to increase public awareness and knowledge of public …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, October 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Future Market Insights (FMI), Dubai: According to Future Market Insights, the global market for pest control services will exceed US $ 21.9 billion in 2021. The market is expected to experience healthy growth at 6.2% CAGR between 2021 and 2031. Driven by the increasing …

ABU DHABI, October 10, 2021 (WAM) – The Pest Control Projects Department of Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has announced that it has processed 70,219 requests for pest control services from its customers as of January at the end of August 2021. To respond as quickly as possible to customer service requests, the center …

ABU DHABI, Aug 30, 2021 (WAM) – The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has signed new operational contracts to provide pest control services in the northern region of Al Ain city. The center awarded contracts worth AED 148,224 million, including an AED 74.655 million contract to Alphamed Abu Dhabi to provide pest control services …

CHATHAM — Robiar Smith never imagined she would be an exterminator. Born and raised in Bronzeville and Hyde Park, Smith said taking care of all the pests was a job for her father, Michael Benton – the neighborhood exterminator. His goals were to go to college, “get every degree possible,” and climb the corporate ladder. …

Mamaroneck-based pest control company owner Joel Nolasco was recently elected to the board of directors of a national non-profit organization. Operating NuBorn Pest Controllocated at 154 E. Boston Post Road in the village, Nolasco was elected in March to the board of directors of the National Pest Management Association. “Being selected by a group of …

FAIRFAX, Virginia – COVID-19 has caused pest control professionals to adapt on many fronts, including the most important annual event where they come together nationwide to advocate on pest control regulatory and trade issues. pest control: National Pest Management Association Legislative Day. The NPMA has announced that this year’s event will take place virtually, March …

Some restaurants have stopped using pest control services during the blackout period, raising the specter of another outbreak even as Singapore battles the coronavirus. Pest control operators said a handful of restaurants, eateries and cafes in shopping malls and Housing Board estates across the island have stopped using their services and have warned that a …

The number one priority at US Pest Protection is to protect the safety of our customers and employees. Our work has been designated as an essential service by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Agriculture. At US Pest, we continue to maintain our commitment to providing service to our customers. We are …

By Jim Fredericks and Cindy Mannes Self-storage facility owners work hard to maintain high business standards and ensure that customers’ belongings are protected from theft, damage and exposure to the elements. Some of the protective measures put in place, including pest control services, represent an ongoing expense to maintain conditions of cleanliness and safety. As …

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi residents take advantage of a free pest control service offered by a government entity to households across the emirate. The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (CWM) offers the service free of charge at residential premises. “Those in need of this service can call the Abu Dhabi government toll free number 800555 …