Oregon issues first recall for tainted recreational marijuana

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) announced its first recall of pesticide-tainted recreational cannabis, a situation that underscores the need for reliable record keeping and clear communication¬†about contaminated products. The commission said in a news release that samples of Blue Magoo cannabis grown by Emerald Wave Estate tested positive for excess levels of pyrethrins, a chrysanthemum-based insecticide that also can be made synthetically. The tainted cannabis was shipped to a retailer, Buds 4 U in Mapleton, Oregon, before the pesticide test results were recorded in the OLCC’s tracking system, the commission said. The retailer sold 82.5 ... Oregon issues first recall for tainted recreational marijuana is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs