Marijuana extraction firm faces $9 million suit for role in blast

AnĀ $8.9 million lawsuit filed by an Oregon construction worker who was badly burned in a butane hash oil processing explosion highlights the personal and financial risks faced by marijuana extraction companies – especially those that perform solvent-based extraction – and the need for industry safety standards. Jacob Magley is suing Higher Level Concentrates, a cannabis processing company in Astoria, Oregon, as well as 10 other businesses and three individuals for violating workplace safety laws that led to the October blast that put the 34-year-old man in a burn unit for a month, The Daily Astorian reported. ... Marijuana extraction firm faces $9 million suit for role in blast is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs