Oklahoma Cannabis Regulators Recall 99 Products, Suspend Lab’s License After It Passed Failed Yeast, Mold, Aspergillus, E. Coli Tests

Oklahoma Cannabis Regulators Recall 99 Products, Suspend Lab’s License After It Passed Failed Yeast, Mold, Aspergillus, E. Coli Tests
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<![CDATA[Allegations of rules violations against an Oklahoma City-based medical cannabis testing laboratory have resulted in a suspended license as state regulators have recalled 99 products. The Oklahoma Commissioner of Health issued an emergency order May 20, temporality suspending Scale Laboratories’ testing license in connection with the alleged violations after three inspections by the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority (OMMA) last month. Scale is the trade name for Shiv Krupa LLC, OMMA License No. LAAA-C8NH-JZ02. In addition to the suspended license, OMMA officials issued the 99-product recall May 19 for medical cannabis products related to the lab’s alleged violations. That recall includes flower, concentrates/extracts, infused prerolls, trim, vape cartridges, ice water hash and live rosin. The full list of the 99 products with batch IDs is available here. “We are first and foremost concerned about the health, safety and welfare of patients who might consume harmful marijuana products,” OMMA Executive Director Adria Berry said in a news release. “Let this serve as a warning to any licensee attempting to skirt state laws: We work diligently behind the scenes to find and take down the bad actors within this industry,” Berry said. “If you’re engaging in actions that threaten the health and safety of Oklahomans, you won’t get away with it. Our inspection teams are working across the state to keep Oklahomans safe by identifying problems and gathering the necessary evidence to help shut down bad actors that choose to break the law.” Health Commissioner Keith Reed’s emergency order came after OMMA inspections at Scale on April 12, April 13 and April 20. A review of Scale’s records by OMMA officials allegedly found testing violations that pose a threat to “public health, safety and (or) welfare,” according to the release. According to Reed’s order, Scale: Reported passing test results to licensees on 138…

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