Michigan Regulators Suspend Cannabis Licensee, Issue Product Alert

Michigan Regulators Suspend Cannabis Licensee, Issue Product Alert
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<![CDATA[A medical and adult-use cannabis dispensary in Flint, Mich., was shut down by state regulators Nov. 15 for allegedly selling untagged products with unacceptable levels of a banned pesticide, heavy metal, mold and/or bacteria. Cannabis Regulatory Agency (CRA) officials issued formal complaints and summarily suspended the medical and adult-use licenses for GC Flint LLC, which does business as Green Culture. A “prompt post-suspension hearing” must be held to determine whether the suspensions should remain in effect, according to CRA. In addition, CRA officials issued a health and safety bulletin Nov. 15 to alert consumers to the allegedly unregulated and contaminated cannabis products sold by Green Culture between Feb. 10 and Sept. 30, including prerolls labeled as “MoonRock blunt” that did not have identifying Metrc (statewide seed-to-sale tracking system) tags. “This conduct is a risk to public health and safety and is completely unacceptable,” CRA Acting Executive Director Brian Hanna said in a news release. “Today we issued a suspension of their licenses, and it is my intention to pursue revocation of these licenses. Other marijuana licensees should take note—we will not stop investigating until we clear the regulated market of this type of activity.”The disciplinary action comes after CRA officials received an Aug. 27 complaint alleging Green Culture sold caregiver product that did not have test results or Metrc tagging. During a Sept. 28 visit, the Green Culture team told CRA investigators that the MoonRock preroll products in question were 100% hemp-extracted CBD containing less than 0.3% THC, according to the CRA release. Investigators also observed packages of flower and “several other” ACF Labs products without Metrc tags on the sales floor during the visit, according to CRA. The day after the visit, investigators conducted an audit of all untested product reported in Metrc to be at the Green Culture’s dispensary…

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