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Colorado Regulator Issues Another Warning About Moldy Flower

By Leo Bear-McGuinness

Published: Mar 08, 2023   
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State regulators in Colorado have issued another health and safety notice after “potentially unsafe levels” of total yeast and mold and Aspergillus were found in batches of cannabis flower.

In a notice issued on March 7, the Colorado Department of Revenue and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said that the levels of mold found in batches of flower produced by Green Street LLC (which does business under the name of The Chronic Boutique) were “above the acceptable limits” of the state.

According to the Department of Revenue, Green Street’s batches initially passed contaminant testing, but subsequently failed retesting.

Products made from the contaminated batches were sold in the state between November 18, 2022, and February 21, 2023.

Any consumer in possession of such a product has been advised by the Department of Revenue to destroy it or return it to the initial retailer.

Any consumers who experience adverse health effects from the products have been advised to seek medical attention immediately and report the event to the Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED) by submitting a MED Reporting Form.

Further information on how to identify affected products can be found here.


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