Colorado issues public health advisory after pesticide found on certain marijuana products

The Colorado Department of Revenue’s Marijuana Enforcement Division on Thursday warned that marijuana products from a local retailer could potentially contain harmful chemicals, calling the products a threat to public safety.

State health and marijuana departments issued an immediate health and safety advisory on medical and retail marijuana cultivated by MMJ America Uptown, the department of revenue said in a news release.

The advisory cited “potentially unsafe pesticide residue” on marijuana flower, trim, concentrates and infused-products.

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