Is Your Ganja Organic? Pesticides and purity a hot topic among Colorado’s major businesses, regulators.
Pesticides recalls pull pot products off shelves
Local dispensaries are pulling pot products from their shelves with yet another batch of recalls hitting cannabis wholesalers statewide. The latest, a voluntary recall by Avicenna Products, affects more than 80,000 concentrates — including wax, budder and vape pen cartridges — that were found to contain traces of pesticides.
The company announce on May 13 that samples of the products contained residual levels of Myclobutanil, Imidacloprid, Spiromesifin and/or Etoxazole — all pesticides the Colorado Department of Agriculture determined cannot be used legally on marijuana.
There have been more recalls in the past six months I’d say than ever before,
A manager with Organic, who didn’t want to give his name, noted.
Most dispensaries in Summit County carry a few of the same brands of edibles.
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