Marijuana plants fill a room at a Denver cultivation facility in December 2013. (Hyoung Chang, Denver Post file)

Pot shops in Pagosa Springs, Fort Collins subjects of cannabis recalls

Colorado's 18th and 19th pesticide-based cannabis recalls hit Pagosa Organic Therapeutics and Flower Power Botanicals

Marijuana regulators on Thursday issued recalls of medical and retail marijuana grown and sold by a shop in Pagosa Springs and one in Fort Collins over concerns they used unapproved pesticides in its cultivation.

The Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division’s public health and safety advisories are the latest in a long line of cannabis recalls stretching back to an order from Gov. John Hickenlooper in November to prevent tainted cannabis from being sold.

The recalled pot was grown by J and J Enterprises, which operates Pagosa Organic Therapeutics, a medical marijuana dispensary in Pagosa Springs. The recall impacts pot it grew and sold on various dates in February and March 2016.

The other recall, of pot grown and sold by Flower Power Botanicals in Fort Collins, affects dozens of harvests done since November 2015, according to the department’s announcement.

The advisories are the state’s 18th and 19th cannabis recalls in less than seven weeks.

The recalled products — labels will show the facility’s license numbers — should be returned to the place of purchase for proper disposal, authorities said.

Pagosa Organic’s license numbers are 403-01356 and 402-00871.

Flower Power’s are 403-00825 and 402-00556 for the medical center, and 403R-00199 for its retail cultivation.

A complete list of which products are being recalled is available on the state’s marijuana enforcement division website.

David Migoya: 303-954-1506, dmigoya@denverpost.com or @davidmigoya

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