Denver Issues 13th Cannabis Product Recall In 13 Weeks

Denver has issued its 13th recall of cannabis products in the past 13 weeks, The Cannabist reports.

The recall was issued for Advanced Medical Alternatives, a Denver-based cannabis business that is recalling 27 cartridges for its vape pen. Present in the cartridges are pesticides that are banned for use on cannabis and cannabis products in the state of Colorado.

This is the second recall by Advanced Medical Alternatives in eight days. The company alerted consumers about the recall via its website as well as social media, as per new requirements issued by the city.

According to a statement on the company’s website:

“Advanced Medical Alternatives, LLC is committed to excellence in providing safe and the highest quality products to its customers. Accordingly, the company has voluntarily recalled certain products that may contain potentially unsafe pesticide residues. Furthermore, the company is voluntarily implementing a new testing program for each crop produced by the company and/or that is incorporated into products produced by the company. The company will continue to strive to be a leader in developing and/or implementing the highest industry standards. Thank you in advance for your continued support of such efforts and the company.”

Other companies in Colorado that have had to recall items multiple times include EdiPure and Gaia’s Garden.

Photo Credit: Jeff Turner

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